cpu and memory

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  • Created on: 03-12-18 10:37
what does the cpu do?
fetch-decode-execute cycle
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what does the cpu and memory work together to do?
run programs
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what does the memory do?
It stores instructions waiting to be executed and data needed for instructions
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how does the cpu memory an bus affect the speed?
CPU, memory and bus speeds will all affect the overall speed of a computer. If one is significantly slower, then it will slow down the others.
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what is a core?
A CPU can contain one or more processing units. Each unit is called a core. A core contains an ALU, control unit and registers.
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clock speed?
The clock speed - also known as clock rate - indicates how fast the CPU can run. This is measured in megahertz (MHz) or gigahertz (gHz) and corresponds with how many instruction cycles the CPU can deal with in a second
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run programs

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what does the cpu and memory work together to do?

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It stores instructions waiting to be executed and data needed for instructions

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CPU, memory and bus speeds will all affect the overall speed of a computer. If one is significantly slower, then it will slow down the others.

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A CPU can contain one or more processing units. Each unit is called a core. A core contains an ALU, control unit and registers.

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