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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.

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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Here are some important features that will mark the evolution of current processors to eventual 4nm processors:
* extra costs for service processors requiring a dedicated Ethernet port, both from having an additional Ethernet port available and from the maintenance of the connection;
Instead of allowing processors to scatter data at random throughout a shared memory, NUMA introduces the concept of local and remote memory into our computer architectures.
These use dual-core AMD Opteron processors ranging from 2.2 GHz to 2.6 GHz (one A Pro model uses the 3.0-GHz single-core Opteron).
The retail electronics recycling processor will either hand-dismantle these products or sell intact products or components to others for dismantling.
Standard RAID operations are executed by the RAID Storage Processor that is itself under the management of a separate, low-cost processor responsible for the storage management features.
Coordinates of the center of each processor's simulation box can be calculated from
The proposed machine would consist of about 1 million processors, which would share the computational load.
"Advances in Intel(R) processor technology continue to drive new levels of performance, resulting in rapid expansion of the workstation and server market segments," said Anand Chandrasekher, general manager, Intel's Workstation Product Division.
I bought the TI Portable Pro, with the same architecture and processor as the original TI Pro, but packaged in a luggable computer weighing about 40 pounds, with a small-6-inch color monitor.
But in the next generation, the functioning of personal computes will get down to a processor chip and maybe two or three other chips plus memory.