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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
A memory system, such as a commercial CD, which can be read but which cannot be altered
A type of computer memory that can be accessed randomly; that is, any byte of memory can be accessed without touching the preceding bytes
Random access memory (RAM) that a computer microprocessor can access more quickly than it can access regular RAM
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.
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
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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.
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 basic operation cycle of a computer. It is the process by which a computer retrieves a program instruction from its memory, determines what actions the instruction requires, a
A computer bus (a series of lines connecting two or more devices) that is used to specify a physical address. When a processor or DMA-enabled device needs to read or write to a me
The process of sending data one bit at a time, sequentially, over a communication channel or computer bus. This is in contrast to parallel communication, where several bits are se
A communication system that transfers data between components inside a computer, or between computers. This expression covers all related hardware components (wire, optical fiber,

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