What is an alternative for a CPU?
There is no alternative for a CPU - Central Processing Unit. It's the brains of the computer. Without it, there's no control point on the motherboard.
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The CPU, or Central Processing Unit performs the calculations andlogic functions of the computer. CPU's only perform the most basicof functions, such as adding the contents of a memory location tothe contents of a CPU "register", or comparing the contents of oneregister to the contents of another re…gister and "jump" on aspecified condition such as "equal to", "greater than" or "lessthan". CPU's are also able to initiate transfer of large blocks ofdata, read or write data to/from peripheral devices, and ingeneral, watch over system functions. Of course, this is anoversimplification of the power and function of the CPU, but itgives you an idea of what is going on. CPU's have the capacity toperform many low level functions that are enhanced when addedtogether into an application. If done correctly, the entire processis transparent to the user and all you see is a well designedapplication. The heatsink and the cpu needs a fan to cool them off (MORE)
CPU (central processing unit) the central unit in a computer containing the logic circuitry that performs the instructions of a computer's programs. The CPU performs arithmetical, logical operations on data held in the computer memory - the RAM. The RAM is seen as a vector that contains instructions… and data provided by the computer programmer. The CPU relies on an "Operating system" such as Windows or MacOS for input and output of data, interaction with the user or storing information on the disk. Most of the CPUs made today are produced by Intel or AMD, and all of these use the same "instruction set" - or how the instructions are coded to the CPU. There are controversy about these CPU's first of all in the way that they "see" and address the memory, that is highly inefficient. CPU stands for the Central Processing Unit of a computer system. The CPU can deal with many millions of calculations per second. Bytes of data travel about the computer on electronic pathways, known as buses. Data from the CPU travels along these buses to other parts of the computer, telling them what to do. How quickly the CPU can deal with calculations is decided by the number of bytes that it can process at once (its bandwidth), and the number of instructions it can deal with during one second. The "clock speed" is like a metronome that determines the beat, and the instruction type will determine how many "clock cycles" are needed per instruction. Like incrementing a number held in a register to the CPU is much faster than incrementing a variable held in memory. The instructions are provided by programmers, that has coded in a formal computer language all the instructions. It will need an operating system to load instructions and show results - allow us to use the computer. You will find CPU in microprocessors used in digital watches, cameras, and cell phones that are just the same as those for "server systems" and "mainframes" for databases and websites. However faster and larger computers may have many CPU that even share the same memory, and is programmed to work together. When CPUs share the same memory, special precautions must be made to avoid interfering with one another. This requires that the cache memory held close to the CPU to improve speed, is either shared (e.g. "dual core") - or needs to be synchronised ("Scalable Coherent Interface") and brings on a new level of complexity. Or to put it really simply; the CPU is like the human brain, performing all of the calculations required to complete a program. (MORE)
John Vincent Atanasoff developed the ABC (Atanasoff-Berry Computer) at Iowa State University in October 1939 as in the following link. Patent dispute details: J. Presper Eckert and John Mauchly were the first to patent a digital computing device, the ENIAC. The ABC had been examined by John Mauchl…y in June 1941, and Isaac Auerbach,  a former student of Mauchly's, alleged that it influenced his later work on ENIAC, although Mauchly denied this (Shurkin, pg. 280-299). In 1967 Honeywell sued Sperry Rand in an attempt to break their ENIAC patents, arguing the ABC constituted prior art. The United States District Court for the District of Minnesota released its judgement on October 19, 1973, finding in Honeywell v. Sperry Rand that the ENIAC patent was a derivative of John Atanasoff's invention. The decision was not appealed. Campbell-Kelly and Aspray conclude: The extent to which Mauchly drew on Atanasoff's ideas remains unknown, and the evidence is massive and conflicting. The ABC was quite modest technology, and it was not fully implemented. At the very least we can infer that Mauchly saw the potential significance of the ABC and that this may have led him to propose a similar, electronic solution.. The case was legally resolved on October 19, 1973 when U.S. District Judge Earl R. Larson held the ENIAC patent invalid, ruling that the ENIAC derived many basic ideas from the Atanasoff-Berry Computer. Judge Larson explicitly stated, "Eckert and Mauchly did not themselves first invent the automatic electronic digital computer, but instead derived that subject matter from one Dr. John Vincent Atanasoff". (MORE)
The alternator is the device in a vehicle's engine compartment that generates electricity. It is commonly found bolted to the engine block and driven by the belt assembly.
An alternator is an electromechanical device that converts mechanical energy to alternating currant electrical energy.
The alternator generates power to run the car and charge thebattery. An alternator in a vehicle generates Alternate Current (AC) insteadof Direct Current (DC) electricity to power the vehicle.
A CPU scheduler maximizes CPU utilization. It can do the schedulingbased on two types, which is either a preemptive or anon-preemptive scheduling.
The Central Processing Unit is the true computer- it receives input, proceeses it, sends it to storage, or sends to an output device.
The central processing unit (CPU) is the portion of a computer system that carries out the instructions of a computer program, and is the primary element carrying out the functions of the computer or other processing device.
A long time ago in a land far away there really were people who used the term CPU for both the metal box that enclosed the main components of the computer and the Microprocessor that actually runs the main functions of the computer. The Central Processing Unit is the heart of the computer that used …to be called the Microprocessor and now has anything up to 8 microprocessors all working together. This multi - processor technology has enabled the computers to do what humans have been doing for centuries - the sort of multi - tasking housewives/ househusbands do every day (MORE)
For executing the instructions of a program. For this purpose CPU makes use of registers, ALU and control unit.
One cannot ask for a comparison of products to determine the "better" one without specifying which products need be compared. So all I can assume is that your question is one of two things: 1. Which brand of CPUs is best. 2. Which CPU is best. . AMD vs Intel . AMD and Intel are the market …leaders in making CPUs. Simply put, Intel processors tend to have better performance and produce less heat, while AMD processors tend to be less expensive. . The best processor you can get . The question of which CPU itself is best is very difficult, depending on what aspects you are looking at. According to cpubenchmark.net, the Intel Xeon X5472, a dual core processor at 3 GHz, performs the best of any CPU tested. However, this processor is extremely expensive at about $1500 USD. An AMD processor down the line, the Athlon FX-74, ranks in about a third of the Xeon, yet its price is still over $300. There is an Intel Core 2 Duo E8400, as well, which ranks below the AMD (but still very highly) at a more reasonable price of a little under $200. Lower still, the Intel Pentium E2220 is undder $100. For even less expensive CPUs, AMD processors may still bring a high GHz level (yet with other slower and hotter-running factors). For example, the Amd AM2 U-atx 8XAGP motherboard/cpu combo is just $50. (MORE)
A CPU is just an electronic component that executes instructions on data. It performs basic arithmetic, logical, control and input/output operations specified by instructions it is given. The term Central Processing unit has existed since the early 1960's. CPUs have come a long way since then, and n…ow multiple CPUs can all fit on a single chip. (MORE)
CPU=Central Processing Unit. A CPU does all the processing for the entire system, without it, your computer can't do anything. It has nothing to process. It's just dead without it. The CPU helps the computer to function and has some important plugins, such as hard disks, fan's, cables, memories, etc…... (The fan helps the comp. start up. Without it, there will be nothing on your computer screen, even now). (MORE)
The control unit and arthematic unit of a computer are jointly known as the central processing unit (CPU). The CPU is the brain of any computer system. In human body all major decisions are taken by the brain and the other parts of the body function as diercted by the brain. Similarly, in a compute…r system, all major calculations and comparisons are made inside the CPU and the CPU is also responsible for activating and cntrolling the operations of other units of a computer. (MORE)
If your talking about a video game switching to CPU is switc hing that person to a computer.
This is actually too complicated to fully explain. Depending on what the CPU is doing, it can work many different ways. Here is an overall sum: Information travels to its core processing center with small circuits and whatnot in the form of 1's and 0's (also known as the Binary Code). The Binary… Code is the language to the computer as English is to us, so it is necessary that the information is in Binary. As this information is sent to the core processing center, it decodes the Binary stream sent to it to display graphics, pixels, and other information in text and pictures of what we see on the monitor, and this happens just as fast as we interpret what someone is saying to us in English. (MORE)
to prevent a user programs gets stuck in infinite loop and never returning back to the OS
It is a device that converts mechanical energy to electrical energy on a car. It works by:the alternator creates an electric field by spinning a magnetic rotor with direct current inside stator windings. an ac voltage is developed and rectified dc. this voltage is compared to the battery voltage and… determines the current through the rotor. if the battery voltage is lower than the alternator voltage, more current through the rotor increases the magnetic field and creates a larger alternator voltage. if the battery voltage is higher, less current through the rotor decreases the alternator voltage. (MORE)
A CPU is made up of the control unit (CU), instruction decoding unit and an arithmetic logic unit (ALU).
There are no disadvantages of a CPU, its the Central Processing Unit, and is required for the computer to operate.
A computer contains memory, input devices, output devices and a CPU , or C entral P rocessing U nit. The CPU is the bit that executes the program. The program is a set of instructions written by a human. The CPU reads, interprets and carries out those instructions. It is truly the heart of the… computer. The components of a computer system can be combined and permuted almost without limit. There is really just one limit; if the CPU is removed then it's not a computer anymore. Without the CPU there is nothing to send to the printer, nothing to read what is being typed on the keyboard, nothing to carry out the instructions in the program or even to know what the instructions were. What is in a CPU is quite easy to list, but would need a book to explain properly. A CPU contains . a read only memory (ROM) containing some instructions for initial switch-on . an address bus, which specifies a memory location to be read from or written to . a main data bus, which carries data to or from memory. . an instruction register, containing the instruction now being executed . an address register containing the memory address wanted next . an instruction counter, keeping track of where the next instruction will be found . an arithmetic and logic unit (ALU) which does arithmetic and logical functions . an instruction decoder, which, working in conjunction with the microprogram unit containing another ROM, sorts out what is done when and by which unit. . various units moving data to and from the outside world via an input/output bus . a clock and a clock-phase generator which ensures that different units work in sync. (MORE)
A CPU is basically a brain CPU stands for C entral P rocessing U nit Every thing is processed at this thing or chip
You have alternatives when there is more than one possibility and you can choose between at least two things.
This is an easy answer. The alternator is hooked (through wires blue and black) to the battery. So every time you start an engine the alternator kicks on and charges the battery. That's practically how it works. To add a bit to the above- an alternator produces an alternating electrical curre…nt (unlike a generator, which produces a direct current- DC vs AC) On modern cars, the alternator produces the current used to charge the battery, and operate electrical equipment on the car, such as lights, wipers, radio, etc. (MORE)
The devices that develop electric power are a generator (for direct current), or an alternator (alternating current). In a car, an alternator is used, with a rectifier, because of size and weight considerations.
Why wont 95 Pontiac firebird start when starter alternator coil pack battery and CPU have all been replaced?
When you turn the key on, listen by the gas tank. If you don't hear a pump, it's your fuel pump. Could be a severally plugged fuel filter as well.
CPU (Central Processing Unit) The CPU, also called the processor or microprocessor, is the most important component in a PC. The CPU receives data input by the user, processes information and executes commands. In a PC, the CPU is housed in a single chip called a microprocessor. 1- The main pur…pose of the CPU is to execute programs. It does this by doing three basic steps. a) The CPU uses it ALU (Arithmetic/Logic Unit) to perform mathematical operations like addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. b) Moving data from one location in memory to another. c) Making decisions and jumping to a new set of instructions based on those decisions. 2- It's works as brain of your computer... 3- CPU purpose is to quick reading data 4- Its give the instruction to your computer.its the hard of your computer 5- it is the main processor in a computer that processes all the logic statements put to it. Source has been added as a related link. (MORE)
The first public mention of 4004 was an advertisement in the November 15, 1971 edition of Electronic News ,  though unconfirmed reports put the date of first delivery as early as March 1971. Packaged in a 16-pin ceramic dual in-line package, the 4004 was the first commercially available compute…r processor designed and manufactured by chip makerIntel, which had previously made semiconductor memory chips. The chief designers of the chip were Federico Faggin andTed Hoff of Intel, and Masatoshi Shima of Busicom (later of ZiLOG, founded by Faggin). http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Intel_4004 (MORE)
Sub components of a CPU : a. Control Unit- This is in charge of keeping track of the task at hand and what needs to be done next. b. Prefetch Unit- what the CPU needs data this looks for it. c. Instruction cache- Storage place for data until control unit needs it. d. Decode Unit- Breaks down co…mmands for the CPU. e. ALU- Handles basic math functions. f. FPU- Handles Advanced math functions. g. General Resisters - where data is stored and processed. (MORE)
It is like your computers brain or like a traffic officer helps process instruction through out the computer telling almost everything what to do. The CPU is locate inside the computer it is a small square. When you open your computer the first time you will see cables and kind of big circuit board …known as the mother board and on the motherboard there is a fan aiming down on it that is where the CPU is located usually on one side of the motherboard. (MORE)
A CPU for C entral P rocessing U nit is where data manipulation, control, data transfer take place. Data coming from various sources (ex : drives, switches, Ram, Rom, keyboard, etc ... ) is placed in special places inside the CPU called registers for temporary storage and then fed to a special un…it called the ALU ( A rithmetic L ogic U nit) whose sole responsibility is to manipulate the data by performing on it arithmetic and/or logic operations according to the program fed to the computer or to an electronic board which contains a microprocessor on board. Hope this helps !! Patrick (MORE)
Simply open the motherboard CPU socket and place the CPU carefully into the CPU socker then close the brackets that's all good luck :)
You can not 'reformat' a CPU. The Central Processor Unit (CPU) of a computer is the heart of a PC that processes (like a huge bank of switches) the instructions and information passing through the computer. As such its configuration changes from microsecond to microsecond as you use the PC. The o…nly things you can reformat in respect to a computer are its data storage devices (normally disks) and the process usually involves overwriting anything that was on the disk before and starting clean. Be warned, if you reformat your system disk you will lose your computers operating system and it wont work afterwards! (MORE)
It stands for Central Processing Unit, as is where all the calculations are carried out.
CPU is very essential part of your computer.It is the brain of computer. without CPU there is no use of the monitor,mouse or keyborad.
A second answer, perfectly proper, to a question. "is light a wave?". Well, "yes". But also, "yes and no". It implies that the question needs refining.
CPU stands for Central Processing Unit. It is the 'thinking part' or 'brain' of your computer and is basically an extremely (and i mean very extremely) powerful calculator. Some CPUs are more powerful than others, which means they can do more calculations in a given time.
An AMD CPU stands for a Central Processing Unit made by a company called Advanced Micro Devices, one of the two major processor companies other than Intel. The CPU is the part of the computer that takes what you put into the computer (many levels of 0's and 1's that make up computer code) and turns …it into usable information that a human can understand (outputs like what you see on the monitor). AMD CPU's are well-known for being a good value for the performance you get out of them, and are high-quality CPU's in general, especially the Phenom II and Opteron lines. (MORE)
My CPU is Athlon ii x3 455 but I unlocked the 4th core and it is phenom ii x4 b55 but when I test it out on passmark, I get a score of 1267 and when unlocked, 1840. all the baselines are 2600 and unlocked 3900 what is wrong with my CPU?? and when I play games (crysis), it doesn't go to full load..…. just stays in between 20-35%. Can someone please tell me what the problem is? If you don't know what you are talking about, please don't answer. I somehow could not write this on my question so I'm writing it here. (MORE)
The fan protects the CPU from being destroyed. The CPU (Central Processing Unit) fetches and executes billions ofinstructions per second. The electric power it uses doing sogenerates heat. The heat can build up to the point where some partof the CPU can burn up or melt destroying the machine. Someco…mputers have circuitry to shut the computer when it gets too hotpreventing it from being damaged. A heat sink (a chunk of metal with radiating vanes) attached to theCPU draws the heat away from the CPU and a fan on top or side ofthe CPU or heat sink blows the heat away preventing the CPU fromgetting too hot. Without its own fan or CPU Cooler, the CPU would either fry or shutdown once the CPU temperature reached a specific temperature limitspecified in BIOS or CPU itself. The CPU cooler ensures the CPUoperates at a stable temperature. There is a new technology calledPWM (Pulse-width modulation) that will speed up the CPU Cooler'sfan as the processor becomes hotter under load in an effort to keepthe CPU at a low and stable temperature. (MORE)
This is the best easy way to unpark your CPU. Now go to your start menu: On the search bar type in "regedit" Copyand paste this registry key but without quotes"0cc5b647-c1df-4637-891a-dec35c318583" Go to edit->find->findnext. You'll get into the registry responsible for the parked CPU.In there you …will have to double click the "value max" file andchange the value to "0". Once you got the value change exit out ofthe regedit. Power off your computer completely, turn it back on Go to your resource manager through your task manager and you willsee that all cores are being in use. (MORE)
The CPU of a laptop is the central processing unit that is basically the heart of your laptop and can perform various applications on how powerful it can be, it is a chip on your laptop motherboard that is removable or sometimes integrated. EX. a 2ghz is much weaker compared to a 4ghz cpu. Without t…he CPU your laptop is a piece of junk because it will not turn on. A CPU can be optimized for basic tasks such as word documents to extreme gaming. Personally fo you are looking forward to buying a computer go with a higher end CPU as long as it fits your budget because a low end CPU will frustrate you especially if you are a gamer. You will know if you found a CPU is it says Intel or AMD. (MORE)
I believe what your referring to is the process of which the CPU (Central Processing Unit) of it basically "pausing" and "resuming" applications.... That's a really bad answer but It is rather hard to explain.
it stands for the central processing unit and it is basically the brain of the computer, every bit of data has to go through it, this is what determines your multitasking info, max graphic capabilities and so on.
it hold and transfer the controls. it sends the bus request to peripheral devices and act as the intermediate. it control all the process of computer...
Enter your BIOS by pressing the appropriate key as soon as you start up your computer. It varies per brand, but generally it would say "Setup" or "BIOS" followed by a key such as "F10" or "DEL." Navigate through the menu and usually towards the exit menu there should be a "Restore default settings"… option to reset everything. If you specifically only want to reset the CPU, then navigate to the CPU section of the BIOS menu and set each CPU setting to "AUTO." (MORE)
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Commonly its a central processing unit ,major structure of CPU consist of ALU ,control,memory,managing the i/p and o/p controls,memory allocation,and mapping b/w various special parts of main board and processor,
The KERNEL is the main part of the Operating System that manages & controls Computer Hardware including Central Processing Unit - CPU .