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Risc vs Cisc

The simplest way to examine the advantages and disadvantages of RISC architecture is by contrasting it with it’s predecessor: CISC (Complex Instruction Set Computers) architecture. Multiplying Two Numbers in Memory On the right is a diagram representing the storage scheme

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SSD or RAM for boosting system performance?

SSDs are the new performance panacea. But, when SSDs first hit the scene a few years ago, we hated them. They were small–too small to be useful and too slow for anything but Netbooks. Technology took hold and now SSDs

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AMD Embedded G-Series APU

The AMD Embedded G-Series processor is the world’s first integrated circuit to combine a low-power CPU and a discrete-level GPU into a single embedded Accelerated Processing Unit (APU). To enable the immersive PC usage models that users demand requires both CPU

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Intel Quad-Core SoC Processors

Details of Intel’s 22nm microarchitecture Atom processors have been revealed in a leaked document found on Baidu by German tech site ComputerBase. The Atom SoC (System-on-a-Chip) processors, codenamed ValleyView, which are based on the Silvermont architecture, are part of Intel’s

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