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RISC Architecture

RISC Architecture

The site examines MIPS as an example of an early RISC architecture to better understand the features and design of RISC architectures. It then talks about pipelining to see the performance benefits of such a technique. The site discusses the advantages and disadvantages of such a RISC-based architecture as compared to CISC architectures. Finally, it discusses some of the recent developments and future directions of processor technology.... Show More


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Richard M. Day
Richard M. Day (Faculty)
20 years ago
My review consisted of reading the material posted. I found the presentation to
be a good, basic, introduction to RISC architecture.
Used in course? Yes