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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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As part of an ongoing effort to deliver the industry's highest-performing PC technology, AMD has announced the immediate availability of the AMD Athlon 64 FX-57 processor, the world's ultimate PC processor for enthusiasts and hard-core gamers.
Split the total volume into P domains, where P is the number of processors.
In the spring, Advanced Micro Devices announced Opteron, and AMD is now officially trying to take advantage of Intel's questionable Itanium development decisions to grab a slice of the lucrative enterprise server processor market.
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.
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The SiByte processors have a number of advantages over both general-purpose processors and traditional network processors for storage system applications.
The AMD Athlon 64 and AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual-Core Processors: The AMD Athlon 64 and AMD Athlon 64 X2 dual-core processors combine high-performance at low power, with unique features such as the integrated DDR2 memory controller supporting ECC.
IP-based video delivery is poised to enter the mainstream, now that service providers are gaining the ability to offer digital TV and video-on-demand services over broadband IP connections Blackfin Processors have already made an immediate impact on the emerging market, enabling IP-based television, voice and videoconferencing services over the existing broadband infrastructure.
The new enhancements to the LISA language, which are now available through CoWare Processor Designer, enable users to parameterize the processor architecture with the number of parallel data paths (VLIW slots) to determine the optimal number of slots for a specific application and then customize each slot individually.
With the new line of AMD processors, we are able to offer our Compaq X Gaming PC customers a powerful gaming system--enabling a more realistic and exciting view of their favorite PC games.

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