Monday, 17 March 2014

Building a computer lesson 4 - The Processor

For your Blog notes you need to write about the following (use the teacher's presentation to help you):

1.  What is the computer processor?

2.  What does it do?

3.  How many tasks can the processor carry out at one time?

4.  How does it manage to do lots of tasks?

5.  What does the "speed of a processor" mean?  How is it measured?

6.  How many instructions per second can a 1Hz processor execute?

7.  Which is faster - a 5MHz or a 2GHz processor?

8.  Share your Processor Activity 2 worksheet and copy/paste the link on your        post.

9.  Publish when finished!

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