Inside the CPU

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Characteristics of the Von Neumann Architecture

Main Components of the CPU


Control Unit

It processes one instruction at a time using the FDE cycle.


Number of cores

Amount of cache

Memory Address Register

Arithmetic & Logic Unit

It relies on key registers such as the Program Counter


Clock speed


Program Counter.

A single control unit and a single ALU

Data and instructions are stored together in memory

Memory Data Register


Main CPU Registers

Factors impacting the performance of the CPU