Cisc mips was one of the rst risc architectures it

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Unformatted text preview: s (pipelining, superscalar, ..)   ISA compa+bility outweighs any RISC advantage in general purpose   Embedded processors prefer RISC for lower power, cost 2000 s: Mul( ­core and Mul(threading 4 RISC vs. CISC           MIPS was one of the first RISC architectures. It was started about 20 years ago by John Hennessy, one of the authors of our textbook. The architecture is similar to that of other RISC architectures, including Sun s SPARC, IBM s PowerPC, and ARM ­based...
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