It makes a little ringing noise

Which of these best describes CPU registers?

A) Individual cores inside of a single CPU package

B) Temporary variable storage in the CPU

C) The high speed data bus between CPU and RAM

D) Additional motherboard power for CPUs

E) The process of increasing CPU speed beyond its rated values

F) The payment process on the Intel web site

The answer: B) Temporary variable storage in the CPU

CPU registers are used to temporarily store information during CPU processing.

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