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. 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) Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumMicroprocessor cooling fan not working ForumNew Build -workstation with Intel microprocessor ForumSuggested Microprocessor to avoid bottlenecking ForumI5 microprocessor overheating Forummicroprocessor overheating ForumMicroprocessor question ForumWhat are differences between pu and cpu ? ForumDifferences between Dual Core, Core 2 Duo, Core i3 and Core i5-6xx ForumDifference between cpu and processor ForumDifference between Primary and Secondary IDE Channels? ForumWhat is the difference between a chipset and a CPU ForumWould CPU load increase with decreasing clock speed. ForumCpu compatibility ForumWant to ask difference between in this cpu . ForumDifference between cpu , processor and core? ForumDifference Between CPU /NB Voltage and NB Voltage? ForumWii u CPU and GPU and some Speculation insight ForumAny difference between these two CPU 's? ForumBest Cpu cooler for ~40 ForumUpgrading CPU and Motherboard More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !