Essays Tagged: "Central processing unit"

The Central Processing Unit

Microprocessors, also called central processing units (CPUs), are frequently described as the 'brains' of acomputer, because they ...

(2 pages) 73 0 3.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Meet Mr. Computer, tyoical use of a computer

to do is get going withthe program. To do that, the minimum system requirements are a C.P.U.or the central processing unit, a keyboard, a monitor, a mouse, and if youwant, a printer and a CD - ROM dr ...

(3 pages) 78 0 3.9 Mar/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

The evalution of the microprossesor

puters work by making them faster. Themicroprocessor is often called the brain of the C.P.U.(or the centralprocessing unit)and without the microprocessor the computer is more orless useless. Motorola ...

(5 pages) 88 0 3.3 Mar/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science


t is found inside of almost everything.In How Microprocessors Work they are defined as a computer's central processing unit, usually contained on a single integrated circuit (Wyant and Hammerstrom, 19 ...

(11 pages) 183 1 4.8 Apr/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

"Advanced Micro Devices-A Leader in the Industry"

when it comes to performance and price. "It's generally accepted in the computer architectural community that [Intel] made a big mistake [in the design of the Itanium]. The design is very complex, ve ... processors even though there was a drop in the sales in the rest of the PC industry. "Our worldwide unit market share has grown from less than twelve percent in 1996 to more than twenty percent in 200 ...

(5 pages) 125 1 3.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Notes on Java Programming.

Chapter One NotesMain Hardware-CPU - (Central Processing Unit) executes each step-I/O Devices - (input/output devices) keyboards, monitors ...

(1 pages) 117 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Basic CPU Architecture

ing and control circuits Temporary RegistersThe Arithmetic and Logic Unit is the part of the Central Processing Unit (CPU), which performs operations such as addition, subtraction and multiplic ...

(9 pages) 91 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Basic Registers in Computer processor

of a memory location where data is stored rather than the actual data itself.)AccumulatorThere is a central register in every processor called the accumulator. Traditionally all mathematical and logic ...

(4 pages) 28 0 3.3 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Programming Languages

The Central Processing Unit (CPU)

The Central Processing Unit (CPU)What exactly is a CPU? If you opened up a Mainframe or a Supercomputer ...

(5 pages) 56 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Accuracy of data input is important. What method of data input would be best for each of the following situations and explain why?

adequate primary storage so that it can store the data and program instructions needed for current processing. Without enough primary storage, it may not be possible to execute certain programs or us ... of the following in determining the speed of a computer:a. RAM"...more storage may result in faster processing."b. Clock speed"Another factor that affects CPU speed is clock speed. CPUs are synchroniz ...

(5 pages) 1480 1 2.6 Jun/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Background Material

sor combines: ALU Control UnitIt was known in mainframe computers as:CPU: stands for "central processing unit" and it contain: The arithmetic and logic unit (ALU) The contr ...

(3 pages) 32 0 5.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Computer Benchmarking.

(3 pages) 70 1 4.5 Dec/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Application Devices

arer understanding on the functionality of these devices. The processes that being conducted in the Central Processing Unit (CPU) shows the flows of these devices that being interlinked each other to ... e out with the output of the instruction that is being made.RAMFrom our text the main memory is the central storage unit in a computer system. It is a relatively large and fast memory used to store pr ...

(7 pages) 110 0 0.0 May/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

How To Build A Computer

ircuitry and ports to connect all the computer's components together. Usually you will buy the CPU (central processing unit) at the same time in order to ensure it is compatible with the motherboard. ...

(3 pages) 13 0 5.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Determining a Computer's Speed

The three most important factors is said to be the amount of the data on the hard disc or the CPU (Central Processing Unit), the Clock speed and the RAM.To start the effect of the RAM is discussed. R ...

(3 pages) 33 0 5.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Building a Computer

(4 pages) 10 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Computer programming

ftware. These workers make changes in the program that determine how the network, workstations, and central processing unit of the system handles the various jobs they have to do and how they communic ...

(5 pages) 70 0 4.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Software applications (with citations)

DOS) with a black screen, green characters, and five and a half inch floppy disks. The keyboard and central processing unit were one piece of hardware. Initially, Microsoft dominated (and some say mon ...

(5 pages) 36 0 0.0 Aug/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

Computer Operations Paper

computer, the hardware components can be classified into four main units. Input Unit, Output Unit, Central Processing Unit, Memory Unit. These units are interconnected by minute electrical wires to p ... ed by human beings. In modern computers, monitors and printers are the commonly used output devices.Central Processing UnitCPU is the brain of any computer system. It is just like the human brain that ...

(4 pages) 28 0 5.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Computer and Electronics Companies

Name and Describe the Purpose of All the Internal and External Hardware of a Modern PC.

.What is it: A motherboard is the underlying circuit board of a computer, also known as the CPB central printed circuit board.What is its purpose: The motherboard is the main printed circuit bo ... als. There is also the memory which is used to store data.What is it: The CPU also known as the central processing unit, is the brains behind the computer. This means that it processes the informa ...

(14 pages) 1235 0 0.0 Oct/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science