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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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The AMD Athlon 64 FX-57 processor is available immediately worldwide.
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L=0 then the processor is set to run m compatibility mode.
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.
A new generation of MIPS-based processors from Broadcom delivers the industry's highest performance at low power while achieving a high level of integration.
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.
New features in the most recent release of Processor Designer contribute to the overall benefit of faster architecture exploration:
AMD offers the highest performing PC processors today--hands down," said Marty Seyer, vice president and general manager of AMD's Microprocessor Business Unit.
Tensilica offers the broadest line of full designer configurability with the Xtensa processor family and controller, CPU, and specialty DSP processors on the market today, in an off-the-shelf format via the Diamond Standard Series cores.