A microchip that is present in the hard drive of the CPU that is the primary source of commands for the computer system. They vary in sizes and functionality. The higher the gigahertz capacity of a processor, the more processes it can handle simultaneously and thus the better and faster it is. Dual processors allow for the execution of several instructions simultaneously without significantly affecting the speed of the system.
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