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March 3, 2010 7:44:59 AM

Hello,
what particular computer operations/activities does not require the work of the processor?

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March 3, 2010 9:50:22 AM

Nothing....
But if you have dual core or better processor, while doing simple tasks like web surfing, accessing your OS, the CPU usage generally hovers around 0-5%
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March 3, 2010 11:26:50 AM

If you are talking about external operations, like shubham said - nothing. If you are talking about internal operations, the answer is a little different. DMA comes to mind.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Direct_memory_access
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March 10, 2010 1:36:44 AM

hello everyone.
Thank you for taking time to give your answers and comments.
You certainly contributed a lot to this inquiry.

more power.
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March 24, 2010 12:19:20 AM

Best answer selected by madujr80.
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