Meaning : Computation bound
Category : Computers
Sub Category : Terminology
Type : Initialism
What does CPU BOUND mean or stand for ?
Computation-bound means that a program that is run by the computer may either be bound by the CPU or by the I/O.It refers to the time taken to perform a certain task can either be directly related either to the speed of the CPU or the I/O devices.Different programs and processes rely on a different piece of hardware but in most cases,the speed of the central processing unit determines the outcome.