The CPU

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  • Created on: 04-10-18 10:41
Where is the CPU located and what is its main purpose?
The CPU is located on the motherboard. It's main purpose is to process data.
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List the cycle of fetch-decode-execute
The CPU: Fetches instructions from memory (RAM), Decodes these instructions, Executes the instructions provided by the software.
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What hardware does the CPU control?
The CPU controls the hard disk, input/output devices, DVD drive, sound and graphics system
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What are the main components of the CPU?
The main components are the Control Unit (CU), Arithmetic Logic Unit (ALU), registers, cache, clock, data buses.
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What are the 3 tasks of the CU?
CU controls the way data moves around the CPU, controls and monito
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The CPU: Fetches instructions from memory (RAM), Decodes these instructions, Executes the instructions provided by the software.

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List the cycle of fetch-decode-execute

Card 3

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The CPU controls the hard disk, input/output devices, DVD drive, sound and graphics system

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Card 4

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The main components are the Control Unit (CU), Arithmetic Logic Unit (ALU), registers, cache, clock, data buses.

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Card 5

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CU controls the way data moves around the CPU, controls and monito

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Preview of the back of card 5

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