central processing unit


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Silicon vendors are increasingly integrating hardware acceleration engines into their products to speed up cryptographic operations while freeing up the central processing unit (CPU) to continue to perform other tasks in parallel.
Devices in the new West Bridge[TM] family of peripheral controllers function as a companion chip to an embedded central processing unit (CPU) to free it from data-intensive operations.
0 is the latest version of the company's OpenGL-based software solution that transparently virtualizes 3D graphics-intensive applications across multiple graphics processing units (GPUs) and multiple central processing unit (CPU) cores.
Hochstleistungsrechenzentrum Stuttgart (HLRS), one of Microsoft's Institutes for High-Performance Computing in Stuttgart, Germany, is currently using the Voltaire Grid Backbone switching platform with Windows Compute Cluster Server 2003 on a cluster of Dual Intel EM64T central processing unit (CPU) NEC servers running LS-DYNA.
7) processors or central processing unit (CPU) (6 Unit)
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