CPU vs PPU was Re: Virtual memory

Tony Duell ard at p850ug1.demon.co.uk
Tue Nov 9 14:50:24 CST 2010

> > Somehow now (when most peripherals have embedded processors which could be
> > called PPUs) we seem to have stopped using the term.
> I think the term disappeared with the microcomputer age. Intelligent

IIRC the 2 processors in an HP9845 (which I consider to be a micro) are 
the PPU (Peripheral Processor Unit) and LPU (Language Processor Unit).


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