reduced instruction set computer

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Noun1.reduced instruction set computer - (computer science) a kind of computer architecture that has a relatively small set of computer instructions that it can perform
computer architecture, architecture - (computer science) the structure and organization of a computer's hardware or system software; "the architecture of a computer's system software"
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
complex instruction set computer, complex instruction set computing, CISC - (computer science) a kind of computer architecture that has a large number of instructions hard coded into the CPU chip
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Based on TI's low leakage 90-nanometer CMOS technology, the OMAP2430 integrates an ARM1136 RISC processor core and dedicated 2D/3D graphics hardware acceleration.
Every S5000 is powered by the Stretch[TM] S5 engine, which incorporates the Tensilica Xtensa[R] RISC processor core and the company's Instruction Set Extension Fabric (ISEF).
The OMAP-DM270 processor is a highly efficient, single-chip digital media processor that integrates the low-power TMS320C54x digital signal processor (DSP), the ARM7TDMI RISC processor, plus video and imaging coprocessors to improve performance.
Aptix Corporation, a leading supplier of pre-silicon prototyping tools and platforms for embedded system-on-chip (SoC) design, and ARM, (NASDAQ:ARMHY)], the industry's leading provider of 16/32-bit embedded RISC processor solutions, have announced that Aptix has joined the ARM(R) PrimeXsys(TM) Community Program.
A 300MHz 32bit RISC processor and 128MB of RAM support management of the installed components.
Cambridge Consultants has launched a web-downloadable toolkit for its royalty-free RISC processor core, XAP2.
Annasoft Systems announced a version of its Jump Start Platform Library Kit (PLK) for Windows CE platforms based on Intel's StrongARM SA-1100 RISC processor and SA-1101 companion chip.
This implementation provides users with a 16-bit RISC processor core called XAP2 and a configurable coprocessor called APE2.
The AT90SC6464C-USB is built around Atmel's innovative AVR 8-bit RISC processor, with 64K Bytes of on-chip Flash memory and 64K Bytes of EEPROM.
Embedded RISC processor solutions provider ARM, IP core developer Imagination Technologies and software technology company Superscape plc will begin working together on a new initiative.
To offer high performance printing of complex documents in heterogeneous, networked environments the printer utilises IBM's 100MHz PowerPC RISC processor and comes with 32Mb of standard memory.
Leveraging the latest in 64-bit RISC processor technology, this platform must support significant local processing power to perform a wide range of storage management tasks and must be backed by the local high speed storage necessary for data movement and storage management application execution.