Hardware terms

Updated: 07/20/2017 by Computer Hope
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Top 10 Hardware Terms

Input and Output exampleOutput device
Input device
Hardware
Processing device
Keyboard terms
Input
Network terms
Device driver
Output
Card

Number

2-in-1 PC
4k Television
5ESS switch

A

Computer inkjet printerAccessories
Accessory
Adapter
Add-on
Address space
All-in-One computer
Arduino
Arduino Duemilanove
ASIC
Atari ST
Auxiliary device

B

A typical Bluetooth ExpressCardBackward compatibility
Bay
BeagleBoard
Bezel
Blank slot cover
Bluetooth ExpressCard
Boot menu
Braille display
Braille reader

C

Heat sink computer componentCable
Card
Case
Case badge
Case fan
Cabling
Characteristic
Chassis
Classification
Colossus
Component
Computometer
Connection
Connector
Console
Cooler pad

D

Full recycling binDevice
Device driver
Dip switch
Dispose
Dock
Docking station
Driver

E

eol definitionEfika
Embedded
End of life
Enigma machine
EOL
ESD
Expansion
Expansion card
Expansion slot cover
External

F

Failure
Fan
Fax
Fax machine
FCC ID
Form factor
Front panel

G

Gadget
Grosch's law

H

Hardware
Hardware conflict
Hardware monitor
HDTV
HID
Host adapter
Housing

I

Input
Input device
Input/output device
Insulation
Internal
Intertec Superbrain
IOPS
IPB

J

Java Card

K

Killer poke
Kinect

L

Lazy write
Liquid cooling
Logical partition
LPAR

M

Manchester Mark 1
Matte
MSN TV
MSX
Multiphase cooling

N

Nanocomputer
NDAS
Nest Thermostat
Network Direct Attached Storage
NUC
NVMe

O

Output
Output device
Overheat

P

PeripheralPaaS
Paddle
Parallel
Part number
Peopleware
Peripheral
Phablet
Phantom
Phone
Photocopier
Physical
PlayStation
PlayStation 3
PlayStation 4
PN
Preprocessor
Processing device
PS2
PS3
PSP

Q

Qi
QSXGA
Quadroplex
QXGA

R

Raspberry Pi
Reseat
Resource
Riser board

S

Single Point of FailureScalable architecture
Seated
Serial
Set-top box
SHV connector
Single Point of Failure
Smart card
Standing desk
SuperDisk

T

Telephone
Television
Thermal sensors
Transcoding
TV
Typewriter

U

Undock
Unibus
Universal machine
Upgrade

V

Vanilla
Vendor ID
Virtual device
Virtualization
VT-100

W

Wearable
Wetware
Wheel of reincarnation
Wii
WQHD
WQXGA

X

Xbox
Xbox 360

Y
Currently no listings
Z
Currently no listings

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