reduced instruction set computing


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Related to reduced instruction set computing: complex instruction set computing, Instruction set architecture
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Noun1.reduced instruction set computing - (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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Reduced instruction set computing, or RISC, combined with improved device technology, allows us to provide 50 to 75 percent more performance for a dollar's worth of computer every year.
Mindspeed's ESP is a network-optimized processor that combines the benefits of reduced instruction set computing (RISC) and complex instruction set computing (CISC), providing capabilities uniquely suited to network edge and access applications.
Mindspeed's ESP is a network-optimized processor that combines reduced instruction set computing (RISC) with the benefits of a complex instruction set provided by a specialized communications processor.

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