C02.Hardware - Hardware Hardware refers to the tangible...

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Hardware refers to the tangible parts of computer systems and typically includes support for processing, storage, input, and output. Hardware Processing Storage Input/Output (I/O) Concepts > Hardware In this section:
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Processing carries out the instructions provided by software using specially designed circuitry and a well- defined routine to transform Processing Transistor Integrated Circuit/Processo r Concepts > Hardware > Multicore Processor Moore’s Law Motherboard Bus Machine Cycle
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A transistor is an electronics component typically composed of silicon that opens or closes a circuit to alter the flow of electricity to store and manipulate bits. Transistor When electricity is flowing through a transistor, it represents a 1; when it is not flowing, it represents a 0. Concepts > Hardware > Transistor
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Integrated Circuit An integrated circuit (processor or chip) connects tiny transistors and other electronics components on a thin piece of semiconductive material such as silicon. Concepts > Hardware > Processing > Integrated Circuit
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Central Processing Unit The Central Processing Unit (CPU) is a group of circuits that perform the processing in a computer, typically in one integrated circuit called a microprocessor. Concepts > Hardware > Processing > Central Processing Unit Most of today’s microprocessors contain multiple CPUs or cores. Multicore processors, such as dual core (two processors) and quad core (four processors), use an architecture that allows the cores to work together for faster processing.
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Multi-Core Processor Multicore processors , such as dual core, triple core, or quad core processors, combine multiple CPUs on one chip to share the workload and speed up processing.
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C02.Hardware - Hardware Hardware refers to the tangible...

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