Sure, let me explain each of those terms
CPU (Central Processing Unit) The CPU is often referred to as the brain of the computer. It performs most of the processing tasks, executing instructions of a computer program by performing basic arithmetic, logical, control, and input/output operations. Modern CPUs are highly sophisticated and can handle a wide range of tasks.
GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) The GPU is specialized for rendering graphics and images. It is designed to handle parallel processing and is particularly well-suited for tasks like rendering 3D graphics, video editing, and other highly parallelizable tasks. While originally intended for graphics, GPUs are increasingly used for general-purpose computing (GPGPU) due to their parallel processing capabilities.
RAM (Random Access Memory) RAM is a type of volatile memory that provides high-speed data access to a computer and stores data and machine code currently being used and processed. It is much faster than storage devices like hard drives or SSDs, but the data is lost when the computer is powered off. RAM is crucial for running applications and the operating system smoothly.
PSU (Power Supply Unit) The PSU is responsible for providing electrical power to the components of a computer. It takes electricity from an outlet and converts it into the right voltage and current needed by the computer’s components. PSUs come in different wattages, and it’s important to have a PSU with enough power to support all the components in a computer system.
These components work together to enable a computer to perform various tasks, from running software applications to rendering graphics and more. Each plays a specific role in the overall functionality of a computer system.