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Hardware
physical parts of a computer system
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Cache
Reduces time accessing RAM- programs run faster. Small store of memory in the CPU. Faster than memory. Contains frequently accessed data.
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CPU
(Central Processing Unit) Processes instructions
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ALU
(Arithmetic Logical UResponsible for processing logical and mathematical instructions.
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Register
Memory Address Register - To store address in memory. Memory Data Register - To store data from memory
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Virtual Memory
A section of the hardware is used. Store items in RAM which are not currently being used. Used to allow programs to be loaded when the RAM is insufficient.
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Reduces time accessing RAM- programs run faster. Small store of memory in the CPU. Faster than memory. Contains frequently accessed data.

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Cache

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(Central Processing Unit) Processes instructions

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Card 4

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(Arithmetic Logical UResponsible for processing logical and mathematical instructions.

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Card 5

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Memory Address Register - To store address in memory. Memory Data Register - To store data from memory

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