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Write the Names of the Computer Vocabulary Based on the Given Definition

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The brains of the computer where most calculations take place.
A component of a computer's central processing unit (CPU) that directs operation of the processor. It tells the computer's memory, arithmetic/logic unit and input and output device
A digital circuit used to perform arithmetic and logic operations. It represents the fundamental building block of the central processing unit (CPU) of a computer.
A CPU register that either stores the memory address from which data will be fetched to the CPU or the address to which data will be sent and stored. In other words, MAR holds the
The area in a computer in which data is stored for quick access by the computer's processor. The terms random access memory (RAM) and memory are often as synonyms for primary or ma
The register of a computer's control unit that contains the data to be stored in the computer storage (e.g. RAM), or the data after a fetch from the computer storage. It acts like
Refers to a memory system, such as a commercial CD, which can be read but which cannot be altered. (Compare RAM.)
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A form of computer data storage. A random-access memory device allows data items to be read and written in roughly the same amount of time regardless of the order in which data ite
Works under the same principle as memory caching, but instead of using high-speed SRAM, a disk cache uses conventional main memory. The most recently accessed data from the disk (a
The time period during which one instruction is fetched from memory and executed when a computer is given an instruction in machine language. There are typically four stages of an
The width and clock rate of the data bus determines its data rate (the number of bytes per second it can carry), which is one of the main factors determining the processing power o
An external serial bus interface standard for connecting peripheral devices to a computer, as in USB port; USB cable. British Dictionary definitions for USB Expand.
A computer bus (a series of lines connecting two or more devices) that is used to specify a physical address.

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