1.1 System Architecture Summary Sheet - CPU (with quick fire questions)

** System Architecture Summary Sheet (with quick fire questions)**

19/11/18: Corrected a couple of spelling mistakes.

A sheet that concisely summarises System Architecture (CPU).
Aimed specifically at GCSE computer studies but can be used at any keystage.

Comes with a set of 20 quick fire questions based on the summary sheet.
Specific to OCR GCSE Computer Studies 9-1 but applicable to other exam boards.


  1. The purpose of the CPU
  2. Von Neumann Architecture
  3. Common CPU Components and their Function
  4. The Fetch - Decode - Execute Cycle
  5. Common Characteristics of the CPU and their Performance
  6. Embedded Systems
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Created: Oct 19, 2018

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