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2. The purpose of a CPU

This is often described as the 'brain of the computer'.

The purpose of the CPU is to process data. It is where all the searching, sorting, calculating and decision making takes place in the computer.

So no matter what you do on your computer, whether it be writing an essay, looking at your photographs or checking your emails, the CPU has dealt with all of the data and processing required to make these tasks possible.



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