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Central Processing Unit Computers exist as a collection of interrelated components functioning together under the control of a central processor known as the central processing unit (CPU). The CPU is ... Read more
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Central Processing Unit (Cpu) The central processing unit (CPU) is the component of a computer that actually processes the data. CPU designs vary a great deal, but for our purposes we may treat all CP... Read more
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Cycle Time The term cycle is applied to computer hardware in several different ways. Most fundamentally, there is the clock cycle, which determines the maximum rate at which any device in the computer... Read more