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Discussion in 'PC Hardware' started by madhav.vishwakarma, Jan 2, 2008.

  1. why risc requires one machine cycle?
    madhav.vishwakarma, Jan 2, 2008
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    Arno Wagner Guest

    Do yout homework by yourself. Hint: Look up what RISC means.

    Arno Wagner, Jan 2, 2008
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    gfretwell Guest

    Because a half a cycle wouldn't get the job done?

    I assume you mean why to CISC machines need more. It is because of the
    complexity of one instruction on a CISC machine. That makes life
    easier for the programmer but it also slows down the machine.
    gfretwell, Jan 2, 2008
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