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- noun An integrated circuit that contains a major processing unit of a computer on a single chip, such as the central processor or the graphics processor.
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- noun computer hardware the entire
CPUof a computeron a single integrated circuit( chip).
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- noun integrated circuit semiconductor chip that performs the bulk of the processing and controls the parts of a system
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Catastrophic Error Detection Is Disabled: An interrupt that detects that the microprocessor is trying to execute an illegal instruction is disabled ….
And as for the news angle, the fact that a niche player can transition to a new microprocessor is not a good reason for web “front page” play (didn’t see a similar mention when HP adopted dual-core server technology or Cisco launched gigabyte ethernet products, which impacted a far greater percentage of the technology world).
Since the early 1980s, the microprocessor has been the king of computer chips.
Andy Grove, at the time that an engineer proposed to him to work on something called a "microprocessor".
The actual Ontario microprocessor, which is a dual-core chip, will be able to offer 90% of today's "mainstream performance" in less than half of die area.
"Having the memory controller in the microprocessor is a huge benefit for servers."
It appears the microprocessor is the same as used in the EOS SLR.
For example, the Mac Mini uses Intel's Core 2 Duo P7350 microprocessor, which is designated as a mobile chip.
Bangalore: Chipmaker Intel Corp launched its first 6-core x86 microprocessor, which is also the first microprocessor to be designed entirely in India.
Though it is possible to buy individual transistors, modern devices use integrated circuits, which are large numbers of transistors etched into semiconductor chips (microprocessors and memory chips). clockspeed of a microprocessor is a measure of how many "cycles" of work it can perform in a second.