The central processing unit, (abbreviated CPU), is the brain of the server. It allows the server to execute billions and billions of computing instructions at lightning fast speeds.

The latest iteration of Intel's Atom line are server-grade, enterprise processors that combine industry-leading power efficiency with the performance required of a server processor.

This server comes with a quad-core Atom CPU standard, but can be upgraded to an octa-core for enhanced performance, better multitasking, and more responsive virtualization.