processor-limited

processor-limited

[′prä‚ses·ər ‚lim·əd·əd]
(computer science)
Property of a computer system whose processing time is determined by the speed of its central processing unit rather than by the speed of its peripheral equipment. Also known as process-limited.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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