Answer to Question #153300 in Computer Networks for Frikang Evangeline

Question #153300

Write down two differences between Complex Instruction Set (CISC) and Reduced Instruction Set (RISC) in Instruction Set Architecture (ISA) used in microprocessor

 


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2021-01-23T10:26:26-0500

RISC;

The instructions have simple fixed formats with few addressing modes.

CISC;

The instructions have variable formats with several complex addressing modes.


RISC;

In a cycle, one or more instructions can be executed.

CISC;

More than one cycle may be required for executing a single instruction.


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