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What are Hardware and Software for Computers?

What are Hardware and Software for Computers? - Let us find out some of the examples of hardware and software which are listed below.

There is a difference between hardware and software but both are interconnected to each other. Hardware is the component or physical part of the computer while software can be defined as the collection of data or set of instructions which carries out specific functions of the computer.

Examples of Computer Hardware: 

  1. Monitor
  2. CPU or Processor
  3. CPU Fan
  4. Hard Drive
  5. Keyboard
  6. Mother Board
  7. Power Supply
  8. Network Card
  9. Modem
  10. Sound Card
  11. Video Card
  12. Speakers
  13. Floppy Disk
  14. Mouse
  15. Case , Case Fan
  16. Zip Drive

Examples of Computer Software

  1. Operating System
  2. System Utilities
  3. Word Processing
  4. Spreadsheet
  5. Presentation
  6. Database
  7. Web Browser