A Level Computer Science: Functions and characteristics of CPU
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Functions and characteristics of CPU
A computer consists of various hardware components that act as input, processing unit and output. The essential hardware components of a computer are CPU and memory, which work together to run programs.
This A Level Computer Science module introduces functions and characteristics of CPU to your students, explaining:
- Components of CPU
- What factors affect the performance of the CPU?
- Word size & data bus
- Embedded computers
- Advantages of embedded computers over general-purpose systems
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Functions and characteristics of CPU is one lesson in our The characteristics of contemporary processors, input, output and storage devices module. The other theory lessons can be found below: