What is another word for computer unit?

48 synonyms found


[ kəmpjˈuːtə jˈuːnɪt], [ kəmpjˈuːtə jˈuːnɪt], [ k_ə_m_p_j_ˈuː_t_ə j_ˈuː_n_ɪ_t]

How to use "Computer unit" in context?

A computer unit is a component of a computer system that performs an ordered sequence of operations on data. The usual input data is in the form of instructions read from a supply device such as a magnetic disk or punched cards, and the output data is a result of these operations. The operations are implemented using one or more CPUs, memories, and other I/O devices. Controllers that orchestrate the activities of the CPUs and memories are also considered computer units.

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