What Is CPU on the WAX Blockchain?
WAX has a system that allocates CPU to blockchain participants who stake tokens for CPU resources. This system prevents spam transactions, denial of service attacks, and an overloaded network.

The CPU time allocated is calculated based on how busy the network is. For example, if the blockchain is busy and running over 3,000 transactions per second, customers with a low amount of WAX staked have low CPU time. On the flip side, if the network is not busy, users can have 100 times higher CPU time. It’s temporarily consumed every time you send an action or transaction.
Learn more: https://medium.com/wax-io/what-is-net-cpu-and-ram-on-the-wax-blockchain-e17d2ff9855e
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