A Few IT / Computer Related Glossary Term’s

The Glossary


Sometimes referred to simply as the central processor. More commonly called processor. The CPU is the brains of the computer where most calculations take place


Graphical Processing Unit. The GPU is usually located on a graphics card. The part of the computer that calculates information being sent to the screen. The GPU can also do many other types of information and can be fast than CPU’s


Hard Disk Drive. This is where all the information like operating system, programs and user documents are stored.


Solid State Drive (Similar to an HDD but a lot faster. If you want a fast computer you should really think about upgrading your HDD to SSD.