Difference between CPU and microprocessor Tags: CPUs Last response: January 13, 2013 4:13 AM in CPUs Share zeerak January 13, 2013 4:07:02 AM Hello, what is the difference between CPU and microprocessor More about : difference cpu microprocessor ASHISH65 a b à CPUs January 13, 2013 4:11:26 AM Microproccessor is the brain of computer and it is known as cpu.they both are same just different names. m 0 l kovzone January 13, 2013 4:13:04 AM you could read here http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Microprocessor http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Central_processing_unit I think it's all have the same purpose as processor, but word CPU is usually use for computer or notebook as central processor, because there could be another processor like gpu (graphic processing unit) m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedDifference between Cpu Cache Voltage and Cpu Core Voltage Forum SolvedWould there be a noticeable, real world difference between a CPU with 3.2Mhz and a CPU with 3.5Mhz in gaming? Forum SolvedReal difference between apu and cpu? Forum Solvedperformance difference between a non intel k CPU and a k CPU? Forum SolvedWhats the difference between a 3.80 GHz Quad Core and a 3.50 GHz Six Core CPU? Forum SolvedDifference between CPU usage and clock speed? Forum SolvedPerformance difference between i7 and i5 CPU's Forum Solvedis there a difference between desktop cpu and laptop cpu? Forum SolvedDifference between OC'd CPU and Factory Forum SolvedWhats the difference between the AMD and Intel CPU's? Forum SolvedDifference between expensive and cheap cpu block Forum difference between cpu and chipset of android phone Forum SolvedDifference between cpu, processor and core? Forum CPU for 24/365 use, any difference between i7 and Xeon Forum SolvedIs there difference between tv and cpu thermal paste? Forum SolvedDifferences between two of the same CPU's? Forum SolvedDifference between AMD CPU? Forum SolvedWhat's the difference between motherboard FSB & CPU FSB? Forum Difference between Cores & Clock Speed on CPU Forum Speedfan shows wide temperature difference between CPU and temp1 Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !