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pro·ces·sor

(prō'ses-sŏr),
A device that converts one form of energy into another form of energy or one form of material into another form of material.

processor

pro·ces·sor

(pros'es-sŏr)
A device that converts one form of energy into another form of energy or one form of material into another form of material.

processor

(pros'es-or)
1. In radiology, a machine that helps to convert the latent image to a visible image. In digital radiology, it consists of a unit designed to convert a latent image into a visible image by computerized measurements from image detection equipment. In conventional radiology, it consists of a transporter, electrical system, temperature control, circulation system, and dryer.
3. That portion of a computer's central processing unit that analyzes and prepares information for display.
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However, he adds that LaBounty does not recommend its universal processors to C&D recyclers because the tool rotates, which is not necessary in pure recycling environments.
Designed for desktop and desktop-replacement notebooks, these new dual-core processors "smash the hourglass" icon by delivering performance improvements of up to 80 percent on select digital media and productivity applications compared to single-core AMD Athlon 64 processors.
Since the link-cell algorithm we used in the sequential and replicated data approaches breaks the simulation space into domains, it seems natural to map this geometrical, or domain, decomposition onto separate processors.
Based on Giga's research, an organization should consider a server replenishment strategy that includes deploying AMD Opteron processors prior to the need to migrate to 64-bit applications' the report states.
Bringing the new energy-efficient 45 watt AMD Athlon 64 processors to our Professional PCs, we create an ideal platform for our commercial customers to help them increase their computing capacities by keeping costs at a low level.
Dual-core processors are the next evolution of AMD64's Direct Connect Architecture and were designed from the ground up to directly connect two cores on a single die, along with memory, I/O and dedicated caches, improving overall system performance and efficiency and helping to eliminate the bottlenecks inherent in a front-side-bus architecture.
1 models support both the Diamond Standard series of processors and designer-defined Xtensa processor configurations, including all designer-defined customizations.
AMD (NYSE:AMD) has introduced the AMD Athlon MP processor 2400+, designed for enterprises and research institutes that rely on software applications that require intense computing power.
Two new processors are available today with clock speeds of 2.
AMD (NYSE:AMD) recently announced the introduction of the world's highest-performing processor for desktop PCs, the AMD Athlon XP processor 2600+.
Upgradeability from dual- to quad-core processors is expected to be as straightforward as it was from single- to dual-core with AMD, with unchanged thermal and electrical envelopes.

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