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Category Archives: Computer Organization and Architecture

Solving GATE Previous Year’s Questions (PYQs) not only clears the concepts but also helps to gain flexibility, speed, accuracy, and understanding of the level of… Read More
Uniprocessor is a computer system type that has only one central processing unit which means that only one instruction will be executed at a time… Read More
Bit and byte appear to be very similar terms but there is a vast difference between them. They are the units that are used in… Read More
Pre-requisites: Introduction of Microprocessor, Evolution of Microprocessors Microprocessors are small, central processing units (CPUs) that are found in a wide range of electronic devices and computing… Read More
Introduction : In the 8086 microprocessor, there are two modes of operation: minimum mode and maximum mode. Minimum mode is used when the 8086 microprocessor… Read More
A register serves as a quick memory for accepting, storing, and sending data and instructions that the CPU will need right away. A register is… Read More
A collection of reduced instruction set computer (RISC) instruction set architectures for computer processors that are tailored for different contexts is known as ARM (stylized… Read More
The centralized architecture is defined as every node being connected to a central coordination system, and whatever information they desire to exchange will be shared… Read More
There are three different ways to represent signed integer (article). a: Signed bit, b: 1’s Complement, and c: 2’s Complement. Let’s try to understand how… Read More
ARM is a processor architecture. It can be used for either microprocessor or microcontroller. The one in context here in our article is ARM7TDMI which… Read More
A flag is a flip-flop that controls certain EU activities or signals a situation carried on by the execution of an instruction. Thirteen flags are… Read More
Segment Descriptor: In the Protected mode of x86, Memory Management Unit (MMU) uses the segment selector to access a descriptor, segment descriptors are a part… Read More
Since the beginning of multiprocessors, programmers have faced the challenge of how to take advantage of the power of process available. Sometimes parallelism is available… Read More
An instruction is an order given to a computer processor by a computer program. Each instruction is a sequence of 0s and 1s. They help… Read More
Generally, in any device, memories that are large(in terms of capacity), fast and affordable are preferred. But all three qualities can’t be achieved at the… Read More