Still have a problem? Ask for help at our discussion forum.


Advanced Search

 »  Home  »  Computer Encyclopedia  »  What is FPU?
What is FPU?
Published  06/30/2011 | Computer Encyclopedia | Unrated
What is FPU?
Floating Point Unit; a sub-unit of the CPU core. The CPU is made up of different functional sub-units. There is the ALU (Arithmetic and Logical Unit), the FPU, Registers (temporary storage areas), and the caches. The CPU Core refers to all components of the CPU except the caches; it forms the area that is responsible for the actual computation.
How would you rate the quality of this article?
1 2 3 4 5
Poor Excellent

Enter the security code shown below:

Add comment

Popular Articles
  1. List of IrfanView Shortcuts
  2. When replying to a message in Outlook, a copy goes into the Inbox
  3. Precautions to take while using internet in Cyber Cafes
  4. List of uTorrent Shortcuts
  5. BIOS Beep Codes for AMIBIOS (American Megatrends Inc.) and Award BIOS
No popular articles found.