A short-form for microchip, a highly complex and tiny module which, stores computer memory or provides logic circuitry for microprocessors. The Pentium III from Intel and AMD K-6 from AMD are among the best-known microprocessor brands in the market today.
a tiny, complicated, collection of transistors, connections, etc
Also known as the processor or CPU (central processing unit), this is your computer's brain. The best known is the Pentium chip. Nothing to do with fries.
"Chip" is short for microchip, the incredibly complex yet tiny modules that store computer memory or provide logic circuitry for microprocessors. Perhaps the best known chips are the Pentium microprocessors from Intel. The PowerPC microprocessor, developed by Apple, Motorola, and IBM, is used in Macintosh personal computers and some workstations. AMD and Cyrix also make popular microprocessor chips.