GCSE 9-1 Computer Science Knowledge Organiser: Computer Systems

***Updated! Now includes hardware & software definitions, utility software and embedded software!

Download my free poster to support your GCSE computer science students prepare for their exams. The poster includes information the following areas of computer systems:

  • Computer system diagram including components of the CPU, motherboard, storage and connections
  • Peripheral devices (input & output devices and storage systems [magnetic, optical & solid state])
  • Software (examples of operating systems and application software)
  • Von Neuman architecture
  • Key components of a computer
  • Memory & storage
  • Factors affecting the performance of the CPU

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Created: Apr 15, 2018

Updated: Jan 23, 2019

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