A microprocessor is a computer processor that incorporates the functions of a‘s (CPU) on a single (IC). The microprocessor is a multipurpose, device that accepts as input, processes it according to instructions stored in its memory, and provides results as output. Microprocessors contain both combinational logic and . Microprocessors operate on numbers and symbols represented in the .
Its a silicon-chip that contains CPU. In personal computer’s world the term microprocessor and CPU uses interchangeably.
The microprocessor is the heart of any normal computer whether it is desktop, laptop, or server machine. The microprocessor contains all or most of the CPU functions. And it goes into motion the time you turn on your computer. It contains million of very small components that includes transistor, registers, and diodes that works together.
Microprocessors help to do everything from writing to searching the Web. A typical microprocessor operations include adding, subtracting, comparing two numbers, and fetching numbers from one area to another.
Microprocessors were invented in the 1970s for use in embedded systems. The majority are still used that way, in such things as mobile phones, cars, military weapons, and home appliances.
Some microprocessors are microcontroller,so small and inexpensive that they are used to control very simple products like flashlights and greeting cards that play music when you open them. A few especially powerful microprocessors are used in personal computers.so small and inexpensive that they are used to control very simple products like flashlights and greeting cards that play music when you open them. A few especially powerful microprocessors are used in personal computers.