CPU and the mother board
how do they work in the computer
what does the CPU do?
Alternatively referred to as the brain of the computer, processor, central processor, or microprocessor, the CPU (pronounced as C-P-U) was first developed at Intel with the help of Ted Hoff in the early 1970's and is short for Central Processing Unit. The computer CPU is responsible for handling all instructions it receives from hardware and software running on the computer
: Many new computer users may improperly call their computer and sometimes their them as either the "computer" or "monitor" and not a CPUmonitor the CPU. When referring to your computer or monitor it is proper to refer to
In the picture below, is an example of what the top and bottom of an Intel Pentium processor looks like. The processor is placed and secured into a compatible CPU socket found on the motherboard, and because of the heat it produces it is covered with a heat sink to help keep it cool and running smoothly.