Once the CPU processes data and sends out instructions on how to handle it, output is produced! We can think of output as the computer fulfilling the command we gave it through an output device.

Examples of output devices include the following:

  • Monitors
  • Speakers
  • Printers

For example, if we clicked a mouse to open a file, the output would be the monitor displaying the file’s content. If we turned the volume on our speakers up, the output would be the sound becoming louder.

Output is the final step in the process of our computer interaction.


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