An article explaining how CPU works?

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    An article explaining how CPU works?

    Hi all!

    Does anyone know of a good article explaining how a CPU works? It must be really detailed, and it's good if it explains differences between different types of processors (pentium, amd etc) and also says something about 64-bit architecture (x86_64, ia64).

    I've seen several articles (like the one from HowStuffWorks.com and wikipedia.org), but somehow they were not exactly what I was looking for.

    Any suggestions on where I can find such an article?

    Thanks...
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    Have a dig round at www.anandtech.com. you'll find lots of stuff on all the latest CPU's.

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