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A type of computer memory that can be accessed randomlyRAM
95.6%
The brain of the computerCentral Processor Unit
93.9%
Computer memory on which data has already been recorded onROM
71.9%
Part of computer that performs math operationsArithmetic Logic Unit
57%
Part of computer that understands and responds to instructionsControl Unit
47.4%
A communication system within a computer that transfers data and information between different components of that computer or device. It can cover both hardware and softwareData bus
41.2%
A shared channel that transmits data over a single wire or fiber. Examples include USB wires and Ethernet cablesSerial Bus
41.2%
A type of RAM that can be accessed faster than normal RAM. It reads data quickly from a smaller cache instead of searching through the large memory for small pieces of dataCache Memory
40.4%
A collection of wires connecting the CPU with main memory that is used to identify particular locations (addresses) in main memoryAddress Bus
35.1%
Computer memory that is directed accessed by he CPU. Can include cache or ROM Primary Memory
33.3%
Contains the data that will eventually be stored in the computer memoryMemory Data Register
27.2%
A CPU register that stores memory and data, which will be fetched later for useMemory Address Register
26.3%
The basic operation performed by a CPU. The cycle performs the three steps of fetch, decode, and execute at a rate of millions of times per second. The fourth step, store, is perfoMachine Instruction Cycle
21.9%

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