Von Neumann Architecture
Main
Memory
Output
Devices
Input
Devices
Backing
Storage
ProcessorProcessor
The Processor
Arithmetic and Logic Unit (ALU)
Carries out calculations e.g.
10110011
+ 11110010
Performs logical operation...
The Processor
ALU
Control
Unit
Control Unit
Manages the
fetching
decoding
and
executing
of instructions
The Processor
ALU
Control
Unit
Memory
Data
Register
Memory
Address
RegisterOther
Registers
Registers
Very fast temporary s...
The Processor
ALU
Control
Unit
Memory
Data
Register
Memory
Address
RegisterOther
Registers
Registers
Very fast temporary s...
National 5 Computing Science - Processor
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National 5 Computing Science - Processor

National 5 Computing Science The Processor
Published on: Mar 3, 2016
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  • 1. Von Neumann Architecture Main Memory Output Devices Input Devices Backing Storage ProcessorProcessor
  • 2. The Processor Arithmetic and Logic Unit (ALU) Carries out calculations e.g. 10110011 + 11110010 Performs logical operations e.g. AND, OR, NOT ALU
  • 3. The Processor ALU Control Unit Control Unit Manages the fetching decoding and executing of instructions
  • 4. The Processor ALU Control Unit Memory Data Register Memory Address RegisterOther Registers Registers Very fast temporary storage locations which hold: •data being processed •instructions being executed •addresses of memory locations to be accessed
  • 5. The Processor ALU Control Unit Memory Data Register Memory Address RegisterOther Registers Registers Very fast temporary storage locations which hold: •data being processed •instructions being executed •addresses of memory locations to be accessed