What does a CPU do inside a computer?

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asked Jul 22, 2018 in Hardware by JackVu (310 points)
What does a CPU do inside a computer?

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answered Jul 23, 2018 by Prigen (8,480 points)
A CPU in a computer stands for Central Processing Unit and the CPU is the brain of the computer and does all the calculations that the computer needs to perform.

When you move your mouse or type something on the computer the CPU is responsible for getting the text on the screen.

The CPU does many other calculations in the computer as well. Without the CPU your computer wouldn't work.

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