The central processing unit (CPU) is the core of the computer, so to speak its main brain, that component that performs the bulk of the computer’s work. They usually call it simply a processor, and sometimes because of its flint basis, “stone”.
Processors have been developing for a long time and quickly in stores, now most of them can not be found. In view of rapid development, naturally a lot of models and technologies have appeared, to disassemble them completely is a very big topic, so I will try to describe briefly.
The description of processors is often replete with various technologies, such as a set of instructions, for example, the MMX family, the SSE family, the 3DNow family! etc. Actually, these instruction sets are more likely to be interesting to Continue reading