I usually use the expression "is composed of" to describe computer systems or subsystems, enumerating the components that compose them. For instance: "A computer is composed of a processor, memory and Input/Output devices". However, Grammarly always recomends to remove the passive voice. I tried several alternative to remove the passive voice, but I did find someone that I could consider good enougth.
Please, do you know the better way to do such kind of description without using the passive voice?
Passive is correct English, but active voice is preferred in most cases. Passive voice may be the best choice in you use.
Here is a way to write it in active voice. There is no need to capitalize input/output unless you use the acronym I/O.
A computer consists of a processor, memory and input/output devices.
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