Computer abbreviations

The following are the most common computer abbreviations. I just compiled it from different sources and books. I know there are more of such acronyms, however these are used often in computer related fields. Even some of them may be named interchangeably, for example, DVD (digital video disc or digital versatile disc).

AC - Alternating Current    

AGP - Accelerated Graphics Port    

BIOS - Basic Input Output System    

Bit - Binary digits    

Bps - Bytes per second    

CD-R - Compact Disk - Recordable    

CD-ROM - Compact Disk – Read Only Memory    

CD-RW - Compact Disk – Rewritable    

CMOS - Complementary Metal-Oxide Semiconductor    

CPU - Central Processing Unit    

CRT - Cathode Ray Tube    

DC - Direct Current    

DDRAM - Double Data Random Access Memory    

DIMM - Dual Inline Memory Module    

DVD - Digital Versatile Disk    

EDO - Extended Data Out    

EPROM - Erasable Programmable Read Only Memory    

FDD - Floppy Disk Drive    

GHZ - Gigahertz    

HDD - Hard Disk Drive    

I/O - Input/Output    

IDE - Integrated Drive Electronics    

LCD - Liquid Crystal Display    

MB - Megabits    

PCI - Peripheral Component Interconnect    

PROM - Programmable Read Only Memory    

RAM - Random Access Memory    

ROM - Read Only Memory    

SCSI - Small Computer System Interface    

SDRAM - Synchronous Dynamic Random Access Memory    

SVGA - Super Video Graphics Adapter    

USB - Universal Serial Bus    

VGA - Video Graphics Array