Advanced CPU Designs: Crash Course Computer Science #9

Faster is always better, right? The ninth installment of a series on computer science focuses on advancements in CPU design and speed. The video covers instruction pipelining, cache, FLOPS, branch prediction, multi-core processors, and supercomputers.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Have learners research the CPU of a home computer or school computer
  • Get pupils to create flashcards for vocabulary terms
Classroom Considerations

  • Scholars must be familiar with CPUs from previous videos
Pros

  • Uses real-world analogies to explain concepts
  • Shows pictures of actual examples of advanced CPUs
Cons

  • None