computer hardware chart

hardware cheatsheet

Part of the Hardware glossary:

This handy computer hardware quick look-up was designed by Sonic84. He created the chart to assist his customers at CompUSA by taking photographs of desktop RAM, notebook RAM, hard drives, ports, processor slots and sockets, peripheral cards, desktop card slots, power connectors and CPU sockets. He has graciously granted us permission to repost his illustrated cheatsheet.

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- Redundancy can have several meanings, but commonly refers to spare hardware that is kept online or to duplicate data. ( )

- A RAID array is a

logical structure consisting of multiple RAID disks. These disks work together to improve storage reliability and performance. ( )

- A host bus adapter (HBA) provides physical connectivity and input/output between a server and a network and/or storage device. ( )


- Terms related to computer hardware, including definitions about cables, connectors and power supply units and words and phrases about computing peripheral devices including the keyboard, mouse, au.

- This glossary contains terms related to Internet applications, including definitions about Software as a Service (SaaS) delivery models and words and phrases about web sites, e-commerce.


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