Hartismere School

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#10 CPU Quiz

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When we sit at our computers, browsing the Internet, playing video games and running word processors, it's easy to feel like we're in control. But have you ever thought about what really makes your desktop or laptop run? Microprocessors, tiny computer chips, pack a powerful punch and crunch all of the important numbers. How small are microprocessors? What can they do?