Many new processors use reduced instrucon sets or

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Unformatted text preview: processors. Older processors used complex instruc(on sets, or CISC architectures.   Many powerful instruc+ons were supported, making the assembly language programmer s job much easier.   But this meant that the processor was more complex, which made the hardware designer s life harder. Many new processors use reduced instruc(on sets, or RISC architectures.   Only rela+vely simple instruc+ons are available. But with high ­level...
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This note was uploaded on 12/08/2013 for the course CS 398 taught by Professor Zilles during the Fall '12 term at University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign.

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