Section 2: Processor Architectures and Instruction Sets – Modern Computer Architecture and Organization

Section 2: Processor Architectures and Instruction Sets

In this section, we will examine the architectures of modern computer processors and their instruction sets. We will take a detailed look at the cutting-edge RISC -V instruction set architecture.

This section comprises the following chapters:

  • Chapter 7, Processor and Memory Architectures
  • Chapter 8, Performance-Enhancing Techniques
  • Chapter 9, Specialized Processor Extensions
  • Chapter 10, Modern Processor Architectures and Instruction Sets
  • Chapter 11, The RISC-V Architecture and Instruction Set