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The Startup

How Does a Modern Microprocessor Work?

A look at a made up RISC microprocessor called Calcutron-33, to learn how a microprocessor works.

A microprocessor being slotted into its socket on a PC motherboard.
A microprocessor being slotted into its socket on a PC motherboard.
  • Why is one microprocessor faster than another?

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Erik Engheim

Geek dad, living in Oslo, Norway with passion for UX, Julia programming, science, teaching, reading and writing.