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Synonyms for RISC

(computer science) a kind of computer architecture that has a relatively small set of computer instructions that it can perform

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is making one of the largest corporate commitments to RISC architectures.
is a semiconductor intellectual property (SIP) licensing company and is the leading supplier of multimedia RISC CPU cores to companies building system-on-chip (SoC) products.
While Itanium competes directly with RISC, Mark Twain's crack applies: "The reports of [RISC's] death are greatly exaggerated.
SoftRISC specializes in providing highly optimized and robust systems solutions on RISC processor platforms in the areas of wireless, VoIP, Fax over IP, Voice over WiFi, multimedia audio, and video.
While RISC systems such as IBM's POWER5-based systems and Sun's systems are enjoying strong sales now, RISC servers are fairly low on TIP's Server Hardware Technology Heat Index(TM), due in part to their market maturity and saturation.
The TAEC TX49 RISC CPU core based ASSPs running SpectraWorks will be demonstrated January 5th - 8th at the 2006 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Nevada.
According to Derrell Hendrix, CEO of RISC Bermuda, "RISC Bermuda is being positioned to become the world's leading broker and advisor on risk transfer in connection with aircraft and other large operating asset finance risks.
OTCBB: PTSC) today announced the publication of EEMBC(R) benchmark scores for Patriot Scientific's IGNITE(TM) 2FX, a 32-bit processor based on a hybrid of RISC and dual-stack architectures and targeting applications requiring low power consumption, a low gate count, and a small memory footprint.
Such next-generation devices merge the power and flexibility of a RISC engine and a DSP processor into a single unified core, thus greatly reducing hardware cost, power consumption and software complexity.