Registers

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  • Created on: 18-11-13 13:04
What is MBR?
MBR stands for memory buffer register. This stores data being transferred to and from the main memory.
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What is MAR?
MAR stands for memory address register. This is a register that stores the memory address from which data wwill be fetched to the CPU, or the address to which the data will be sent.
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What is PC?
PC stands for program counter. This contains the address of an instructuon to be executed next.
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What are general purpose registers used for?
General purpose registers are used to store data temporarily according to their size.
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What are dedicated registers used for?
Dedicated registers aer used to hold results for any arithmetic or logic operations carried out by the arithmetix logic unit.
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What is MAR?

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MAR stands for memory address register. This is a register that stores the memory address from which data wwill be fetched to the CPU, or the address to which the data will be sent.

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What is PC?

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What are general purpose registers used for?

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What are dedicated registers used for?

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Grasshopper

there are a few spelling mistakes you might want to look at...

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