Overview: In this assignment, you will identify and list the technical specifications of a hardware device and differentiate among alternative replacements.


• Select one hardware component (CPU, RAM, motherboard, HD, video card, camera, sound, or monitor) that you want to improve in your current computer system.

• List your current component’s specifications and shop for two new components that are potential replacements.

• Compare the three items (your old part, and the two possible replacements) by listing their specifications side by side and comparing the cost of the new items.

• Which replacement is the best choice for your system? Explain your reasoning. Requirements:

• Submit a Word document in APA format.

• Three pages in length, excluding the Title and Reference pages.

• At least two resources. Be sure to read the criteria below by which your work will be evaluated before you write and again after you write.