How a computer really works

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Generally a computer is a tool to simplify different tasks and reduce the amount of time needed for them. As you all hopefully know, there is the hardware, which is the part of a computer that physically exists e.g. you can touch it. On the other hand software is simply said a set of instructions that allows a computer to carry out several tasks. The CENTRAL PROCESSING UNIT or PROCESSOR The Central Processing Unit is the most important part of every computer today in use. A modern processor (like lntels Pentiurn Pro) has about 5.5 million transistors. Each of those transistors functions basically as a switch, e.g. it can either be turned on or off and thus each represents a binary digit, O or I. Although more calculations have to performed than for example in our normal ten based system, ...

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