What is a CPU in regards to computers and what does it do?

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What is a CPU in regards to computers and what does it do?

Jun 6th, 2015

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  1. The CPU (Central Processing Unit) is the part of a computer system that is commonly referred to as the "brains" of a computer. TheCPU is also known as the processor or microprocessor. The CPU is responsible for executing a sequence of stored instructions called a program.

  1. A central processing unit (CPU) is the electronic circuitry within a computer that carries out the instructions of a computer program by performing the basic arithmetic, logical, control and input/output (I/O) operations specified by the instructions.

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