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Processor Tutorial
INTERNAL COMPONENTS OF A PROCESSOR
DIFF. ARCHITECTURES
CISC
RISC
VON NEUMANN ARCHITECTURE
HARVARD ARCHITECTURE
ENDIANNESS
CLOCK FREQUENCY
PROCESSOR PERFORMANCE MEASUREMENT
MODERN ARCHITECTURE IMPROVEMENTS
IMPORTANT TERMS
HOW INSTRUCTIONS ARE FORMED?
MEMORY
 

 

 

RISC (REDUCED INSTRUCTION SET COMPUTER):

In this architecture simple instructions are used and one instruction takes only one clock cycle for execution. It is a common misunderstanding that RISC systems have fewer number of instructions while actually reduced means that instructions are very simple and takes only little time to execute. E.g. MIPS and SPARC

 

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