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microprocessor

The pivotal hardware of a personal computer which contains the central arithmetic unit, a logic board and integrated circuitry that has been reduced in size to fit on silicon.
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Microprocessor controls feature large digital display of set and actual temperature, alarm codes, and cam-cycle sequence codes.
In 1994, an Intel Paragon supercomputer made of about 1,024 Pentium microprocessors became the world's fastest computer, achieving more than 280 billion floating point operations (gigaflops) per second.
The PowerPC family of microprocessors will have the most pervasive software support of any microprocessor in the industry.
The unit's microprocessor uses this information to start and stop a burst of cold water right after the mold has been filled.
The initial partners for the MIPS R10000 microprocessor are NEC Corporation and Toshiba Corporation.
The family's superscalar processing capability enables the microprocessors to execute multiple instructions simultaneously.
The DECchip 21064A-225 microprocessor delivers estimated performance of 135 SPECint92 and 205 SPECfp92 in a typical desktop system.
It's really gratifying to be able to make content like The Microprocessor Chronicles accessible to a wider audience," said Don McCaughey, CEO at Panalta.
Completion of the 603 microprocessor reflects the IBM and Motorola commitment to provide the marketplace with a full spectrum of PowerPC microprocessors for use in IBM systems -- from personal digital assistants to desktops to supercomputers," said Phil Hester, vice president, systems and technology, IBM.
The microprocessor has become truly ubiquitous," said Rob Walker, a Silicon Valley native and engineer who conducted the interviews that form the backbone of the program.
18 /PRNewswire/ -- Motorola's (NYSE: MOT) RISC Microprocessor Division today announced five software development packages for optimizing performance of the PowerPC 603(TM) microprocessor, including C and FORTRAN compilation systems; an Architectural Simulator; a 603 Timing Simulator, and a source-level debugger.
Specialized Efficeon Microprocessor Designed to Support Pay-as-You-Go Personal Computing Platforms Enabled by Microsoft FlexGo for Emerging Markets

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