Examining Soft Machines’ Architecture: An Element of VISC to Improving IPC

Feb 12, 2016
By Ian Cutress (Via AnandTech)

Last week, Soft Machines announced that their ‘VISC’ architecture was available for licensing, following the announcement of the original concepts over a year ago. VISC, in a nutshell, is designed as a solution to improving the number of instructions per clock a single thread can process in a given time, which potentially makes it a very interesting design in an era where IPC gains are harder and harder to realize.

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