I stumbled upon a post from another forum of a user dismantling an Old Compaq Presario CDS 520 to turn it into a case for his new computer. The user posted some images of the inside of the computer and I was interested in knowing about what some of these internal parts are and how they function.
One thing I noticed was the computer appears to have two boards (and what looks like another tiny one in the back). It had me wondering, is it actually two motherboards? How does something rather old coordinate between the two if it is? Maybe the right side is just a power supply Unit?
That large grey object to the left. In image 1 you can see that it hooks up to the old CRT monitor. The grey thing wouldn't be housing cathode tubes would it?
The large yellow and black object. I'm wondering if that's a transformer or something?
My knowledge in this area is minimal, but I found this pretty interesting, especially comparing the internals of an old computer to that of new computers we see today.
Edited by Lxno78, 14 July 2015 - 05:21 PM.