AS Level Computer Science WJEC - Hardware - Inputs and Outputs

What is the name given the device that expands the capabilities of the computer?
An expansion card.
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What are three types of Expansion Cards?
Sound, Graphic, and Networking cards.
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How do Expansion Cards interact with the computer?
By being slotted into Expansion Slots, which come in varying forms, such as PCI. These provide high data speeds for the card directly to the motherboard.
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How do expansion cards enhance the capabilities of the computer?
They manipulate data that the default hardware isn't capable of doing on its own, or allow the transferral of certain data. They have ports for particular information transfer, such as an Ethernet or HDMI port
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What are three types of Expansion Cards?

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Sound, Graphic, and Networking cards.

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How do Expansion Cards interact with the computer?

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How do expansion cards enhance the capabilities of the computer?

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