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Laptop Components

Laptop Components Laptops have different components like the motherboard, memory, ports and sockets that work together to provide functionality to the laptop. You can connect different devices to the laptop with the help of ports. The infrared ports on a laptop enable wireless connections.

Laptop Components

Laptops have different components like the motherboard, memory, ports and sockets that work together to provide functionality to the laptop. You can connect different devices to the laptop with the help of ports. The infrared ports on a laptop enable wireless connections.

Motherboard

Motherboard is the most important component of the laptop. It connects directly or indirectly to all the components of the laptop. Laptop motherboards have very advanced features.

Memory

Laptops have RAM and ROM, similar to the normal desktop computers. However, the memory modules of laptops are different as compared to desktop computers. The laptops mostly use Small Outline Dual Inline Memory Module (SODIMM). These modules are diminutive in dimension and have aptitudes between 16 MB to 1GB. Laptops normally have a minimum of 64 MB of RAM.

Microprocessor

Microprocessor is the Central Processing Unit that co-ordinates all the functions of the laptop, it performs all the operations of the laptop, according to instructions from the operating system. Laptops microprocessors have additional features that enable reduction of power consumption. Laptop microprocessors also have multiple sleep modes. They operate at subordinate voltages which help to increases battery life of the laptop.

Hard Drives

The hard drive is present internally in all laptops. This drive stores the operating system, applications and data. A laptop hard drive generally has a capacity of 6 to 80 GB. A laptop hard drive works in the same manner as a desktop hard drive works. However, the size of the hard drive is small as compared to the desktop hard drive.

CD and DVD Drives

CD and DVD drives on the laptop enable data transfer from CDs and DVDs. You can also store data on CDs and DVDs from the laptop. Some laptops have a single bay where you can interchange the drive inserted in the bay. Other laptops can have multiple bays for different drives. There are certain laptops that have no bay in the structure. Such laptops are designed this way to keep the size and weight of the laptop to a minimum.

A/C Adapters

AC adapter supplies power to the laptop. AC power from the power socket is converted to DC power, which can be used by the laptop.

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Knowing the different laptop components or parts is very important for computer users. This is to avoid ignorance about computer even if we are not IT experts. It is really important to know the information you have shared here. Keep it up! Thanks, voted and shared.

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