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    Advantages of RISC architecture

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    Reduced instruction set computers provide a large number of general-purpose registers and very few memory access instructions. Most instructions use registers instead of memory. What are the advantages of such architecture? Can you think of a disadvantage as well?

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    Here are some general advantages of RISC architecture.

    - RISC architecture simplifies many aspects of processor design: allowing instructions to be fixed-length, simplifying pipelines, and isolating the logic for dealing with the delay in completing a memory access (cache miss, etc.) to only two instructions.

    - Uniform instruction format, using a ...

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