Parts of a Laptop: Batteries, Screen and CPU

By: Melissa Knab

It seems obvious but your laptop is also going toneed a screen. The screen is the display that willshow what you are doing on the computer while youare surfing the Net, using word processing ormore. In the early days of laptops, they had verydim and hard to read screens but now they arebright and even come in wide screen and more.There are different options when it comes to yourdisplays. You can go with dual-scan or activematrix.

But you already know there is more to the laptopthan the display. The way the computer actuallyruns is going to be very important to your usage.You need a mobile CPU to make the computeractually run.

Mobile CPUs use less power and theykeep the machine fro overheating which is veryimportant with laptops.

Laptops usually come with modular, or swappable,bays that allow you to remove the floppy drive,DVD drive and even the hard drive. There are manyreasons why this is convenient for you. Forexample, if you use different media for storingdata, you can easily switch back and forth betweenmedia types.

The laptop is powered by an AC cord. This powersupply allows the laptop to plug into a wall and asimple ordinary plug in. This makes it easy toplug your laptop in almost anywhere you go. Theonly downside is that many contain the power brickthat can get in the way if you are working in avery small space. If this is a problem for youScience Articles,you can look into more compact devices that willhelp you when you are working gin small space.

You know that the biggest reason why someone getsa laptop is for the mobility. The greatest part ofthe laptop is the ability to use the batteries andtravel anywhere with your computer. You can usethe AC cord just to plug it in when you need torecharge the batteries. You can also get extrabatteries as backup if you will be away from apower source for a while.

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