What is the CPU commonly described as?
What does CPU stand for?
What is the purpose of the CPU?
Put these in order:
Execute, Decode, Fetch
What happens in the "fetch" part of the fetch - decode - execute cycle?
Explain what the computer does during the "decode" section of the fetch - decode - execute cycle
Explain what happens during the "Excecute" section of the Fetch - Decode - Execute cycle
Name the three main parts of the CPU
What does the control unit do? (three points)
What does the IAS (immediate access store) Do?
What does the ALU (arithmetic and logic unit) do?
With every tick of the clock, the CPU can process how many pieces of data or how many intructions can be executed?
What is the CPU clock speed mesured in?
A computer running at 1 GHz can carry out how many instructions per second?
The higher the clock speed ...
The lower the clock speed ...
What is overclocking?
What does a dual - core processor mean?
What does RAM stand for?
What does ROM stand for?
Is RAM Volitile or non-volitile?
Is ROM volitile or non - volitile?
What is the cache?
Is cache memory volitile or non-volitile?
What does volitile mean?
The larger the cache size, the better/worse performance?