System Architecture

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PROCESSOR
Receives input and provide the appropriate output. Carries out instructions (executes them). Processors have a clock speed measured in Hertz.
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HERTZ
The standard unit of measurement used for measuring frequency. Used to measure the speed of computer processors.
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MHz
1,000,000 Hz
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GHz
1,000,000,000 Hz
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EMBEDDED SYSTEM
An embedded system is a component or sub-system of a larger network. Embedded systems usually have a vital role for controlling specific functions within a device.
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CLOCK SPEED
The operating speed of a computer or its microprocessor, expressed in cycles per second.
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CACHE
A high-speed access area that can be a reserved section of main memory or on a storage device. The cache acts as an intermediary between the processor and the main memory.
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CORE
A core is the processing unit that receives instructions and performs calculations, or actions, based on those instructions. Each core executes instructions independently.
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The standard unit of measurement used for measuring frequency. Used to measure the speed of computer processors.

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