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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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Changes in the direction and tone of computational research 'over the past eight years have been at least partially driven by the economics and success of optical lithography-produced microprocessors. The continuing adherence to Moore's Law by the designers at Intel and other leading processor fabricators has changed the way other researchers view future computing needs.
Schietinger says Micro Motion's coriolis-effect mass flowmeters use microprocessors to simultaneously calculate temperature, density and mass, thus enabling operators to gain more knowledge about the process, and to distribute the functions that control a plant to local PLC, DCS or single-loop controllers.
Today, supercomputers are parallel processing machines in that they are made of parallel arrays of microprocessors. 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 four microprocessor designs identified on the current roadmap represent only the start of the PowerPC processor development.
Although this is useful to streamline the laboratory for a first course, it prevents the students from tackling the entire microprocessor system design process.
Today, every HVAC unit can cost-effectively have its dedicated microprocessor control.
Microprocessor control features Safe-Temp regeneration (temperature based) as well as dewpoint and time based.
NEC Corp has introduced a new microprocessor designed to provide low power operation with high integration.
Pertinent Data: The 1500XL uses microprocessor circuitry to apply cyanoacrylates, epoxies, threadlockers and silicones in precise consistently sized amounts.
Instead, these fixtures are wired directly to the branch circuit, and the microprocessor controls each fixture.
The RapidIO interconnect looks like a traditional microprocessor and peripheral bus to software, so hardware implementations can hide things like discovery and error management from software, unless a software system elects to participate.
Effective with the release of Producer Price Index (PPI) data for July 2018 on August 9, 2018, the Bureau of Labor Statistics began using hedonic modeling to estimate quality adjusted prices for notebook microprocessor items within the PPI indexes for integrated microcircuits:

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