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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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The first MS-DOS machines contained the 8088 series of CPU chips manufactured by the Intel Corp.
Instead, the ECC bits are generated and checked only by the ultimate producers and consumers of data, the I/O system and the CPU chip. Secondary caches, the bus, and main memory treat the ECC as uninterpreted data.
In contrast to CPU chips with up to 18 cores, these fine-grain processors contain hundreds to thousands of computational cores.
In addition to using external transistors as sensors, the SMSC interface devices can use substrate diodes within graphics and CPU chips to measure temperatures and then turn fans on or off to control heat.
The technology does not rely on active microwave components, but is based on digital signal processing and computer processing and therefore progresses directly as a function of advancements inherent in DSP and CPU chips. Due to this advancement curve, it is rapidly improving and has the potential to reduce the cost of radar detection and tracking significantly in the near future as well as change the site selection, power consumption, and licensing requirements of traditional radars.
Such resources would mean either access to a mini- or mainframe computer, or a 386 microcomputer (the number 386 refers to the latest family of faster and more versatile CPU chips for PC-compatible microcomputers).
Modern PCs have motherboards that can accommodate one, two, or four CPU chips. Since current CPU chips have two or four cores (which are separate processors), a properly configured computer can run Password Recovery sixteen times faster than before providing password recovery solutions for all Microsoft Office documents, Microsoft Money and OneNote, Adobe Acrobat PDF files, PKCS12 certificates, LM/NTLM hashes used in Windows NT/2000/XP/2003/Vista/2008 logon passwords, PGP, Lotus Notes ID files, MD5 hashes, and UNIX and Oracle users' passwords.
Rumors claimed that Samsung Galaxy S5 will pack 64-bit processor as Samsung and ARM confirmed that it will soon launch a 14nm 64-bit Exynos 6 CPU chips in 2014.
Samsung Galaxy S5 will pack 64-bit processor as Samsung and ARM confirmed last week that it will soon launch a 14nm 64-bit Exynos 6 CPU chips in 2014.
Last week, Samsung and ARM confirmed that it will soon launch a 14nm 64-bit Exynos 6 CPU chips in 2014.
The FTC contends that the company's "anti-competitive tactics … succeeded in maintaining the Intel monopoly at the expense of consumers, who have been denied access to potentially superior, non-Intel CPU chips and lower prices."