CPU

(Central Processing Unit) – more commonly known as a processor, they are essentially the brains of modern computers/systems. Their main components are ALU’s, CU’s and memory. Processors are in charge of doing the actual calculation(the ALU), reading instructions from memory and executing them(the CU and memory). See also: ALU, CU, memory

CPU was last modified: February 1st, 2017 by James Piedra