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Issue No. 05 - September/October (1991 vol. 11)
ISSN: 0272-1732
pp: 24-27, 72-78
<p>The internal design of the i860 CPU, which exploits pipelining and parallelism more than previous microprocessors, is described. The i860 uses RISC concepts and memory-performance optimizations in several novel ways. Other innovations include simultaneous floating-point operations similar to digital signal processing, a two-instruction-per-clock mode, fast floating-point pipelines graphics instructions, and high-bandwidth registers and caches on-chip. These features make it one of the fastest single-chip processors available.</p>

M. Atkins, "Performance and the i860 Microprocessor," in IEEE Micro, vol. 11, no. , pp. 24-27, 72-78, 1991.
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