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logic circuit

An electronic circuit that performs some type of processing or controlling function. See logic chip.



logic chip

A processor or controller chip. "Logic" implies "processing," in which either a fixed operation is performed, or a set of instructions is executed that may vary. The primary logic chip in the computer is the CPU. A graphics processing unit (GPU) is also a logic chip. Contrast with memory chip. See CPU, GPU, logic device and discrete logic.



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