Abbreviation of central processing unit
, The CPU is the brains of a computer, in video game consoles it serves the same function. Sometimes referred to simply as the processor or central processor, the CPU is where most in game calculations take place.
The CPU controls virtually everything that happens in a game, based on the software installed and how the personal computer or console is set-up.
Other in game functions are handled by the graphics processor, but the majority is controlled by the CPU.
Pronunciation: C P U (each letter pronounced seperately)
Also Known As: Processor, Central Processor, Processing Unit
If playing against the CPU in a football game, it will be either in a coverage set or a 4-3 or dime defense.