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January 1961 : CERN’s IBM 709 computer arrives at Geneva’s Airport -- #ThrowbackThursday #TBT -- This photo was taken in January 1961 when the IBM 709 arrived at CERN. It was inaugurated at an official ceremony on 6 March that year. The central processing unit (CPU) of the IBM 709 was four to five times faster than that of CERN’s first electronic computer, the Mercury. It could be programmed in a high-level computer-programming language called “FORTRAN” (FORmula TRANslating), which helped a…

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CompTIA A+Training / Tip - The Central Processing Unit (CPU). For more information to get certified for CompTIA A+ Please visit:

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The SMS/SAS systems are mostly used in Nuclear Power Plant or other Industrial Facility Seismic Monitoring Projects. The core of the SMS / SAS is a Central Processing Unit (CPU) with a multi-channel digital recorder system rack mounted in a seismically and EMC safe cabinet together with an industrial PC and relevant peripherals.

14 Internal Struggles Only Bookworms Will Understand

Funny memes about the internal struggles only bookworms can relate to.

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IBM 709 was the last of IBM's first generation of big scientific vacuum tube computers, this machine was built in 1959. It was the first computer with data channels for IO. This picture shows the Central Processing Unit, which can be opened up like a book to access the wiring. The complete system consists of seven different units including memory, data channels and power supplies plus a card reader, printer and many tape drives. The entire system originally cost $2.5 million.

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Parts of a Motherboard and Their Function

The motherboard includes components crucial to the functioning of a computer. Among them, the Central Processing Unit and Random Access Memory. Learn more about the parts and their functions.

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Heheh. Skywarp about to pull a prank on one of them Coneheads. And those poor Seekers, they just keep getting blown up, and beat up ...

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