CPU

CPU (pronounced as separate letters) is the abbreviation for central processing unit. Sometimes referred to simply as the central processor, but more commonly called processor, the CPU is the brains of the computer where most calculations take place.


32-bit vs. 64-bit – what’s the difference, and what does it mean for your PC?
What are bits? The number of bits in a processor refers to the size of the data types that it handles and the size of its registry. Simply put, a 64-bit processor is more capable than a 32-bit processor because it can handle more data at once. A 64-bit processor […]

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‘Gears of War 4’ will offer local split-screen co-op gameplay on Windows 10
Last week during a preview event, developer The Coalition revealed that Gears of War 4 for the PC will provide local split-screen co-op. According to technical director Mike Rayner, this is difficult to support given the game must utilize multiple inputs, the placement of the user interface, and the camera’s […]

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AMD’s newest APUs boost performance by 17 percent, go toe-to-toe with Intel Core i5
In 2011, AMD introduced the APU, a single chip that crams CPU cores and GPU cores into a single-chip solution. Since then, the company has evolved that design each year, moving from the “Trinity” APU in 2012 to the most recent “Carrizo” chip launched in May 2015. Now the company […]

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This tiny computer is a quarter the size of Raspberry Pi
Hackers and tinkerers rejoice! There’s another single-board computer for you to build your next project with. The Onion Omega2 is a full-fledged Linux computer that you can buy for $5 (about £4, AU$7). But what would you even do with a computer like this? Onion positions the Omega2 as an […]

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AMD’s new $10,000 graphics card has its own built-in SSDs
As much as gamers might be willing to spend on their PCs, their computers have nothing on the cost of high-end workstations, especially if those workstations use one of AMD’s new Radeon Pro Solid State Graphics (SSG). The new $10,000 Radeon Pro Duo from AMD, comes equipped with its own […]

AMD’s new $10,000 graphics card has its own built-in SSDs