Company Intel Sandy Bridge winner for January 2011 processor AMD AMD Anthlon won for December 2010 processor
History Term been used for processor in computer business since early 1960’s Portion of computer that carries instructions of a computer program
Microprocessor Appear in everything from cars to cell phones Microprocessor introduction was in 1970’s and changed design and implements of the processor
Inventors Designs were made before by John Mauchly and J. Presper Eckert. John von Neumann most credited for design EDVAC after joining Mauchly and Eckert EDVAC-Electronic Discrete Variable Automatic Computer
Processor Cooling Unit before
Processor Cooling Unit Now Same thing as older cooling unit just adding a fan to help cool processor down even more
Material Made of plastic, has metal lever or latch with metal contacts for each of the pins or lands on the unit.