What is CPU?

The CPU, “central” or “main” processor, is a complex set of electronic circuitry that runs the machine\’s operating system and apps.

A CPU (Central Processing Unit) is the brain of a computer. It contains all the circuitry needed to process input, store data, and output results.

Intel and AMD are some of the most common manufacturers of CPUs, and they each have different series of processors

There are three CPU components: Arithmetic and Logical Unit (ALU), Control Unit (CU), and Memory unit.


Computer Motherboard Components

  • The processor (CPU)
  • CPU socket
  • Main Memory (RAM)
  • Memory slot
  • Math Co-Processor
  • BIOS
  • CMOS memory
  • CMOS Battery
  • Expansion slots
  • Cache memory
  • CPU Clock
  • I/O ports
  • Hard disk controllers
  • SATA connector
  • Super I/O chip