Other Processors. RISC and CISC

Specification Points
Specification Reference Specification Point
3.3.3.c Discuss co-processor, parallel processor and array processor systems, their uses, advantages and disadvantages
3.3.3.d describe and distinguish between Reduced Instruction Set Computer (RISC) and Complex Instruction Set Computer (CISC) architectures


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