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CPU is an abbreviation for '''Central Processing Unit''', one of the main functional blocks of any computer. The CPU is the 'brain' of the computer, that executes instructions, and reads and writes data to memory.<br> CPU is an abbreviation for '''Central Processing Unit''', one of the main functional blocks of any computer. The CPU is the 'brain' of the computer, that executes instructions, and reads and writes data to memory.<br>
-These days, the CPU has become like a mini computer in it's own right. As well as just the circuits required for processing instructions, they often include their own local memory, used for caching data and instructions.+These days, the CPU has become like a mini computer in its own right. As well as the circuits required for processing instructions, they often include their own local memory, used for caching data and instructions.

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CPU

CPU is an abbreviation for Central Processing Unit, one of the main functional blocks of any computer. The CPU is the 'brain' of the computer, that executes instructions, and reads and writes data to memory.
These days, the CPU has become like a mini computer in its own right. As well as the circuits required for processing instructions, they often include their own local memory, used for caching data and instructions.