MIPS is an acronym for: Microprocessor without Interlocked Pipeline Stages. It is a RISC processor architecture, developed by MIPS Computer Systems, Inc. Uses: Cisco routers, video games (Nintendo 64; Sony PlayStation 1, 2, Portable handhelds), Windows CE devices, SGI computers, many embedded systems. By the late 1990s, about 1 in 3 RISC chips were MIPS-based.
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MIPS Technologies, Inc.
Makes popular RISC CPU used in consumer electronics, Sony PlayStations, Cisco routers, some SGI computers. Initiated MIPS instruction set. Now an independent company developing processor cores and intellectual property for license.
Instruction set architecture simulator for MIPS64; supports U4600 platform, based on an R4700 processor.
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