The CPU (Central Processing Unit), is the chip in the computer that actually performs the operations and calculations that are done as a program runs. It is essentially what executes a program.
Use of this tag should be limited to general questions regarding:
- the specific features and/or capabilities of a CPU
- commands that can interact with the CPU to display its features
- commands that show how many CPUs are present
- show its model/type
- can reconfigure it