Multi-cycle processor

A multi-cycle processor is a processor that carries out one instruction over multiple clock cycles, often without starting up a new instruction in that time (as opposed to a pipelined processor).[1][2][3][4]

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  1. ^ Harris (2016). Digital Design and Computer Architecture ARM Edition. Elsevier. sec. 7.3-7.5. ISBN 978-0-12-800056-4.
  2. ^ "Multi-cycle MIPS Processor" (PDF). System Security Group, ETH Zurich. Zürich, Switzerland: ETH Zurich.
  3. ^ "Lecture 9: Processor design – multi cycle" (PDF). School of Informatics :The University of Edinburgh. Edinburgh , Scotland: University of Edinburgh. Archived (PDF) from the original on 2017-08-08. Retrieved 2020-07-20.
  4. ^ "ESE 545: Computer Architecture: Designing a Multicycle Processor" (PDF). Electrical and Computer Engineering - Stony Brook University. Stony Brook, New York: Stony Brook University. Archived (PDF) from the original on 2018-05-16. Retrieved 2020-07-20.