Some microprocessors, such as the Intel 80486 and Pentium, have a built-in FPU. With other microprocessors, you can usually add an FPU by inserting the FPU chip on the motherboard.
Floating-point units are also called numeric coprocessors , math coprocessors , and floating-point processors .
Microprocessor Comparison Chart A cut-to-the-chase guide that compares and contrasts popular processing chips.
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