cpu cpu

Definition(s):

  • (n) (computer science) the part of a computer (a microprocessor chip) that does most of the data processing

Usage(s):

  1. A steel frame keeps the unit sturdy, and aluminum or copper heat sinks prevent the cpu from overheating.
  2. It becomes wearable only when the buyer downloads a design to a cpu woven into the material whereupon it instantly configures itself.
  3. Log its movements day by day on your website; choose the top-end Jellyhead model, and you can even sell cpu power to airborne computing nets.

News

  1. AMD unveils world’s first 5GHz CPU

    In a desperate ploy to stay relevant, AMD has announced the first commercially available CPU to hit 5GHz: the FX-9590. Like its flagship predecessor, the FX-8350, the new chip features four Piledriver modules, which roughly equates to eight cores (but not really). For those of you who can't afford the FX-9590, AMD is also releasing the FX-9370, which is identical except for a slightly lower ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: ExtremeTech

  2. MacBook Air benchmarks show modest CPU, significant SSD improvements

    Apple's new MacBook Airs have already been benchmarked, reports note. Geekbench 2 CPU performance recorded by Primate Labs shows that the new notebooks are only about 3 to 8 percent faster than their predecessors. Primate explains that Intel focused on reducing power consumption with its new Haswell processors, and that Apple went a step beyond, choosing processors with lower frequencies than ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: MacNN

  3. AMD's FX-9590 CPU hits 5 GHz

    AMD has debuted the first commercially available 5 GHz CPU processor, dubbed the FX-9590. These 8-core CPUs are targeted at gamers and high-end users looking to power their rigs with some of the fastest silicon available. read more        
    on June 11, 2013     Source: TG Daily

Quotes

  1. The probe focuses on whether Intel was "coercing customers to exclude its main rival, Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), from the worldwide market for x86 computer processing units (CPU)," Cuomo said.
    on Jan 10, 2008 By: Andrew Cuomo Source: AFP

  2. "The AMD Athlon 64 FX-55 processor is the fastest CPU available for running Half-Life(R) 2, and the AMD Athlon 64 FX-57 processor will be even faster," said Gabe Newell, founder and president of Valve. "I have an AMD Athlon 64 FX-55 processor...
    on Jun 26, 2005 By: Gabe Newell Source: Business Wire (press release)

  3. "Sony was going to have the Cell as the video processor, but they did not know what they were doing," said Gates, according to a report in the San José Mercury News. "They took their year and burned it by not having a decent CPU strategy and...
    on Jan 19, 2007 By: Bill Gates Source: VNUNet.com

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