Computer Architecture, Fifth Edition: A Quantitative Approach (The Morgan Kaufmann Series in Computer Architecture and Design)

Author: John L. Hennessy, David A. Patterson
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by alexvoica   2017-08-19
Patterson and Hennessy worked together to write

The vast majority of practical references in the book are based on the MIPS architecture (as an example of a RISC processor).

by rwmj   2017-08-19
Hardware doesn't work like this. You might want to read Hennessy and Patterson, and the original RISC I paper.