System Hardware Course

System hardware can be complicated. Let's take a look at some different types of hardware.

24 minutes

Course description

Dig deeper into the details of system hardware in this course. Explore the details of CPUs (Central Processing Units), passive and active cooling, RAM and active memory, motherboards and power supplies. Then we wrap up with a module covering additional questions about CPUs, RAM, binary and heating and cooling.


Ask Me Anything about System Hardware

Video - 00:07:00

In this episode, Scott discusses additional questions about CPUs, RAM, binary, and heating and cooling.
Power Supplies

Video - 00:03:00

In this episode, Scott plugs in, exploring the electricity that powers the grid and computing devices.

Video - 00:03:00

In this episode, Scott peers into the depths of a computer to reveal the mysteries of the motherboard.
RAM and Active Memory

Video - 00:05:00

In this episode, Scott explores the functions and characteristics of random access memory.
Passive and Active Cooling

Video - 00:03:00

In this episode, Scott describes methods for cooling processors.

Video - 00:03:00

In this episode, Scott discusses features of central processing units.

Meet the author

Mike Meyers

Mike Meyers, affectionately called the "Alpha Geek," is the industry's leading authority on CompTIA certifications. He is the president and co-founder of Total Seminars, LLC, a provider of PC and network repair seminars, books, videos and courseware for thousands of organizations throughout the world. Mike has been involved in the computer and network repair industry since 1987 as a technician, instructor, author, consultant and speaker. He has sold over a million IT and certification books, including the best-selling CompTIA A+ Certification All-in-One Exam Guide and CompTIA Network+ Certification All-in-One Exam Guide. He has personally taught thousands of students, including U.S. senators, U.S. Supreme Court Justices, members of the United Nation, every branch of the U.S. Armed Forces, many branches of the Department of Justice, hundreds of corporate clients and academic students at every level.

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