What's a CPU?

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What’s a CPU?
FOSSlife Team
Mon, May 30, 2022 – 11:30



The term CPU stands for central processing unit, writes Dionysia Lemonaki, which is also called a processor or microprocessor.

“Often referred to as the brain and heart of all digital systems, a CPU performs every single action a computer does and executes programs. It’s one of the most important pieces of hardware in any digital computing system – if not the most important.”

This article describes the main functions of a CPU and explains how it works.

Read more at freeCodeCamp.

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