Computer hardware specifications are technical descriptions of the computer's components and capabilities.
- Processor speed, model and manufacturer. Processor speed is typically indicated in gigahertz (GHz). The higher the number, the faster the computer.
- Random Access Memory (RAM), This is typically indicated in gigabytes (GB). The more RAM in a computer the more it can do simultaneously.
- Hard disk (sometimes called ROM) space. This is typically indicated in gigabytes (GB) and refers generally to the amount of information (like documents, music and other data) your computer can hold.
- Other specifications might include network (ethernet or wi-fi) adapters or audio and video capabilities.