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Central Processing Unit (also known as Central Porgramming Unit; commonly abbreviated CPU) is the program controller in many hardware systems, controlling all major functions by virtue of managing their processes.
- Intel® Developer Zone: http://software.intel.com/en-us/
- wikipedia: Central processing unit
- What do the terms “CPU bound” and “I/O bound” mean?: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/868568/what-do-the-terms-cpu-bound-and-i-o-bound-mean