Computer core processor 451 element 0299 diagram nanites

A diagram of computer core processor 451, element 0299 infested with nanites

A computer core processor was a piece of hardware found in Federation computer systems which performed computations inside computer cores. They were segmented into elements.

Computer core processor 451 was one such piece of hardware and was located in the computer core of the Galaxy-class USS Enterprise-D. Lieutenant Commander Data pulled up a diagram of processor 451, element 0299 after it was infested with computer nanites, in 2366. (TNG: "Evolution")