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Rise of RISC-V: The computer chip design you need to know about | Stephen Vicinanza, Interesting Engineering

By October 22, 2022October 24th, 2022No Comments

IE speaks to RISC-V team that has already shipped more than 10 Billion cores across the globe.

The RISC-V is relatively a new chip in town (pronounced Risk Five). The process is the same as programming a computer, except that the instructions are for the chip that powers the computer.

There has never been a free (open-source) instruction set for computer chips before. Big companies had to pay for the instructions on the chip. Now huge orders don’t need to pay royalties to the chip manufacturers. This saves millions of dollars and allows for more free trade.

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