Input/output controller

Updated: 04/26/2017 by Computer Hope

input output controllerAlternatively referred to as an input/output interface, IOC, or PIOC for Peripheral input/output controller. The input/output controller is a device that interfaces between an input or output device and the computer or hardware device. The input/output controller on a computer is commonly located on the motherboard. However, an I/O controller can also be an internal add-on that can either be used as a replacement or to allow for additional input or output devices for the computer.

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