Addressing Criticism of RISC-V Microprocessors

Is RISC-V just a rehash of 1980s RISC ideas? Requires too many instructions to do simple stuff?

Erik Engheim
CodeX
Published in
16 min readMar 20, 2022

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RISC-V is an instruction-set architecture (ISA) for microprocessors which people seem to either love or hate. In particular there seem to bit of rivalry between the ARM and RISC-V camp developing.

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Erik Engheim
CodeX

Geek dad, living in Oslo, Norway with passion for UX, Julia programming, science, teaching, reading and writing.