I'm curious about how the early handheld video games from the 70's and 80's worked. You know, those small games with a LCD display with "fixed elements" meaning it was hard wired for one (or a small ...
I'm wondering what type of buffers/techniques are typically used for connecting a cpu register(flip flops?) to a cpu bus(data/address/control). Since there are many registers on a single bus, I know ...
I am toying with designing a simple 8-bit CPU out of basic logic components. I have a fairly good idea of how my ALU and registers will interact, but the one thing I feel can use some improvement is ...
It is a known fact that over time processors (or chips) are becoming smaller and smaller. Intel and AMD are in a race for the smallest standards (45nm, 32nm, 18nm, ..). But why is it so important to ...