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What does CPU stand for? Central Processing Unit
What does a CPU do? A CPU is the part of a computer system that is commonly referred to as the "brains" of a computer. The CPU is also known as the processor or microprocessor. The CPU is responsible for executing a sequence of stored instructions called a program.
What is the main purpose of a CPU? The main purpose of a CPU is brains of the computer.
What is clock speed? It relates to the number of instructions carries out per second.
What does it mean if a CPU has a clock speed of 1GH2? It means that the CPU can carry out 10000 instructions per second.
What does quad core mean? Four CPU.
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