Ports Tags: Computer Components Last response: August 15, 2010 4:10 AM in Components Share Anonymous August 14, 2010 10:29:23 AM what are the different input and output ports of a computer More about : ports | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove p1n3apqlexpr3ss August 14, 2010 10:41:06 AM Input would be things like mouse keyboard, scanner etc Output would be things like display, printer etc | Report abuse ko888 August 14, 2010 3:18:54 PM SATA, eSATA, eSATAP, PATA, SCSI, Ethernet, USB, Audio ports, IEEE1394 (A.K.A. FireWire, iLINK, Lynx), Floppy Disk I/O port, dedicated keyboard (mini DIN or DIN), dedicated mouse (mini DIN), serial port (RS-232), parallel port (A.K.A. printer port, Centronics port, IEEE 1284). | Report abuse user 18 August 15, 2010 4:10:08 AM VGA, DVI (all types - DVI-I, DVI-D etc.) HDMI, DisplayPort, MiniDVI, MiniDisplayPort, S-Video, RCA audio & Video, 3mm audio, SPIDF optical audio. Some names on the above list I'd never heard of before. | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Components>Ports> Related ressources: ForumSATA Ports + HDD, Optical Drive, Case panel ports ... ForumWireless mouse lags on certain USB ports ? ForumNeed to connect two front USB ports up with this config. ForumP8Z77-V LK : 2 of 4 USB 3.0 ports not working ForumSHOW ME THE PORTS ON THE BACK OF UNIT ForumRan out of SATA ports ! ForumNot all USB 3.0 ports are working ForumDropped USB ports with Windows 7 ForumMotherboard for HTPC/server with 8 sata ports ForumFour motherboard replacements (Still no USB ports ) ForumSATA Ports not working with new GPU ForumNonfunctional usb 2 ports ? ForumNonfunctional usb 2 ports ? ForumFront USB 3.0 ports keeps disconnecting USB 3.0 HDD ForumUSB 3.0 ports not working ForumUSB 3.0 ports not working. ForumXPS 15 laptop USB3.0 ports limited to USB2.0 speed -- No Super-speed ForumGraphics card blocking SATA ports ForumCan I hook up a second ethernet cable for second pc, I have 4 ports to hook upet ForumWhy do Mobos still have Parallel ports ? More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !