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How does a processor work? Answered

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Karred (author)2009-02-07

Electrical impulses through multiple pins, the old 386 had, surprise surprise, 386 pins, it was pretty awesome at the time, wikipedia has better explanations than I have, but I would say that the older processors, pre-L2 cache, were pretty straight forward

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UziMonkey (author)2009-02-06

That's kind of a complicated thing to answer here. You can start with an article such as this.

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