Central processing units (CPUs) are the brains of our computers. They process everything we do on a daily basis, from opening an application to watching a movie. But what exactly is a CPU? How does it work? And what’s the difference between CPUs and the increasingly popular vCPUs?

Understanding the Brains of Computers

The first electronic computers were created in the early 1800s, according to the complete history guide published by G2. However, these computers were large and expensive, and they could only be used by trained mathematicians and scientists.

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