CPUs

Get to grips with the details of central processing units, or CPUs, with this course covering CPU cores, caching, sockets and more.

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Course description

What is a CPU, and what should you know about it? Dive into the details of the central processing unit with this course. You’ll cover CPUs and cores, caching, 32-bit versus 64-bit processing, CPU sockets, installing a CPU and even the complexities of liquid cooling systems.

Course syllabus

What is a CPU?Duration: 15:04

CPU Speeds and CoresDuration: 12:02

CachingDuration: 7:13

32-Bit vs. 64-Bit ProcessingDuration: 11:58

CPU SocketsDuration: 12:16

Installing a CPUDuration: 11:03

Liquid CoolingDuration: 3:58

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Mike Meyers

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Mike Meyers, affectionately called the "Alpha Geek," is the industry's leading authority on CompTIA certifications. He is the president and co-founder of Total Seminars, LLC, a provider of PC and network repair seminars, books, videos and courseware for thousands of organizations throughout the world. Mike has been involved in the computer and network repair industry since 1987 as a technician, instructor, author, consultant and speaker. He has sold over a million IT and certification books, including the best-selling CompTIA A+ Certification All-in-One Exam Guide and CompTIA Network+ Certification All-in-One Exam Guide. He has personally taught thousands of students, including U.S. senators, U.S. Supreme Court Justices, members of the United Nation, every branch of the U.S. Armed Forces, many branches of the Department of Justice, hundreds of corporate clients and academic students at every level.

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