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Subject:  Re: INTC: Value stock? Date:  11/16/2012  10:06 PM
Author:  putnid Number:  12380 of 22995

The difference in approach between CISC and RISC is not more powerful vs less powerful, but a difference in approach. - tamhas

OK. Whatev.

Here's something to pondercate:

http://tinyurl.com/cr4g6dv

The majority of today's processors can’t rightfully be called completely RISC or completely CISC. The two textbook architectures have evolved towards each other to such an extent that there’s no longer a clear distinction between their respective approaches to increasing performance and efficiency. To be specific, c