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CPU (Central Processing Unit)

the brain of a COMPUTER which stores and processes data.
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Tensilica's software developer's toolkit, which includes the high performance Xtensa C/C++ compiler, the cycle-accurate Xtensa instruction set simulator, the Xtensa Xplorer integrated design environment, and a complete set of utilities and libraries, and is priced starting at $2000 per seat for floating node licenses.
The Stream Processor instruction set is optimized for serial processing of video data (entropy decoding, motion-vector prediction, etc.
Toshiba will maintain continuity between the development tools for the complex instruction set computer (CISC) microprocessor TLCS-900 series and the TX19, providing a seamless language tool environment.
org[TM], the open collaborative organization that enables, develops and promotes Power Architecture[TM] technology, today announced the availability of the merged instruction set architecture--Power ISA Version 2.
It builds upon the x86 instruction set, and seamlessly integrates into the current 32-bit computing and support environment.
The 32-bit processor has been designed to be compatible with the CPU32+ (68000) instruction set, a widely used instruction set supported by a reliable and mature tool chain.
The x86-64 technology extends the x86 instruction set to enable 64-bit computing and is the backbone behind AMD's planned 64-bit processor family, code-named "Hammer.

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