Definition - What does Peripheral Device mean?
A peripheral device is an internal or external device that connects directly to a computer but does not contribute to the computer's primary function, such as computing. It helps end users access and use the functionalities of a computer.
Techopedia explains Peripheral Device
Peripheral devices include the following:
- External drives
- Graphics cards
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