What is a microprocessor chip?

Answer A microprocessor, the computer's brain, integrates all of a computer's processing functions, once scattered across multiple locations on the motherboard, onto a single chip called a central process... Read More »

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What is an ARM microprocessor?

The ARM Cortex Application Processors are designed to give 2 gigahertz or more speed for the new wave of wireless technology. They can be used in many devices, such as smartphones, netbooks, and di... Read More »

What is a 16-bit microprocessor?

A 16-bit microprocessor is a low-powered processor that can process 16 binary digits, or "bits," of data at the same time. By the end of the 1970s, many processors were already 16-bit.References:We... Read More »

What was the first microprocessor?

The Intel 4004 was the world's first microprocessor. Frederico Faggin designed the Intel 4004. However, Intel accredited this microprocessor invention to Ted Hoff after Faggin left Intel to start h... Read More »

What is an 8086 microprocessor?

In 1978, an 8-bit microprocessor from Zilog Inc., the Z80, dominated the nascent home-computer marketplace, so IBM crafted a competitor---the 8086---a CPU that continues to influence microprocessor... Read More »