Part 1: Using the words below, complete the sentences.
brain sorting decision process
This is often described as the _________________ of the computer.
The purpose of the CPU is to _____________ data. It is where all the searching,
______________, calculating and _______________ making takes place in the
Part 2: Using the words below, complete the sentences. (not all the words will be
quad core CPU cache processor clock speed Fetch-Execute cycle executing number of cores GigaHertz(GHz) efficient fetching
The Central Processing Unit is also called the CPU or the ______________. It is
the main component of the computer which does all the processing. It does this by
__________________ instructions from memory and ___________________ them.
This is called the ___________________.
Not all of the processors are the same and there are several things that can affect
the performance of a processor. The ___________________ tells us how quickly a
processor carries out the fetch decode execute cycle. It is usually measured in
___________________. The ________________ tells us how many processing
circuits there are in the processor. A __________________ processor has four
circuits. Each circuit can fetch and execute instructions ___________________.
This means more than four times as many instructions can be executed in a given
time than on a _______________ CPU.