Or CPU (Central, Processing, Unit)
what is the processor
The processor is responsible for handling all the instruction it receives from the hardware and the software running on the computer.
Inside the Processor
Each motherboard will support only a specific type (or range) of CPU, so you must check the motherboard manufacturer's specifications before attempting to replace or upgrade a CPU in your computer. Modern CPUs also have an attached heat sink and small fan that go directly on top of the CPU to help dissipate heat.
What does the CPU do
What does the CPU do?
The CPU (Central Processing Unit) is the part of a computer system that is commonly referred to as the "brains" of a computer. The CPU is also known as the processor or microprocessor. The CPU is responsible for executing a sequence of stored instructions called a program.