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Computer Architecture is the art of interconnecting and selecting hardware components to create computers that meet functional, performance and price goals. Computer architecture is not about using computers to design buildings. Computer architecture is not defined as layers and protocols.
 
It doesn’t mean that to define a computer system, computer architecture shows the formats and standards that different hardware/software must comply. Computer architecture helps the application and system programmers to make a program and understand its working. Computer architecture has the following features of a computer system:
 
• How computer manages its memory
• Protection and security of computer and data
• How computer performs multitasking
• input/output devices and interfaces
• How multiprocessing and exceptions works
• Initialization of system and programs
• How to perform multiprocessing and co-processing 
• Debugging of errors and system
• How computer manage and utilize cache
Answered By 0 points N/A #128229

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In computer engineering, computer architecture is the science of interconnecting various components of a computer to design and develop the Central Processing Unit of a personal computer. Computer architecture consists of three main kinds, which are described below:

  1. Instruction set architecture:
  2. Microarchitecture
  3. System Design

Now, I will explain all these three categories one by one:

Instruction set architecture (ISA) is the intangible reflection of a computing system that is recognized by the assembly language, which has memory address modes, word size and data formats.

Micro-architecture or Computer organization is comprehensive and thorough explanation of the computer system, which explains about the interconnected activity of the parts and tells us how they interoperate to implement the ISA.

System Design contains all other various parts of computer system. System Design consists of the following parts: –

  1. Computer buses & Switches
  2. Hierarchies & Memory controllers
  3. DMA (Direct memory Access
  4. Multiprocessing
Answered By 0 points N/A #128228

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Computer architecture defines how a computer works and particularly the processor or the Central Processing Unit. It relates the hardware with the software.
 
Actually It involves design, measurement, and evaluation and also includes the overall fundamental working principle. Computer architecture helps to understand the internal logical structure of a computer system.
 
The communication between hardware and software of the computer through an interface ISA can be understood with the help of computer architecture.
 
It is also an art of assembling logical elements like programs or software/firmware into a computer. And specify the relations between components of a computer system.
 
Answered By 360 points N/A #128230

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Computer Architecture is about choosing and interconnecting the right hardware components to create a computer. It is an art that focuses on creating functional and high-performance computers. Computer Architecture is also known as Digital Computer Organization. It is just like a blueprint that has detailed description and information about the design for all the different parts of the computer. It is jut similar to a house's or a building's blueprint that contains all the requirements and basic design of the house or the building. It mainly focuses on how the CPU works with the computer memory.

This art has three main subcategories:

  1. The Instruction Set Architecture or ISA is the language used by the CPU to create an act or a function. It is composed of codes for the CPU to read.
  2. The  Microarchitecture or the Computer Organization: it is mainly on how the CPU processes the data in the system.
  3. The System Design: This includes all the other hardware components in the system.
Answered By 0 points N/A #128231

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Computer architecture is all about the design of a computer and the way it works. A computer architect plans out the targets and objectives based on the existing design specifications just as a building architect sets the principles and goals of a building project based on the plans of the draftsman.

 
Computer architecture is basically the set of features of the machine that the programmer has to know to be able to successfully program the computer.
 
1. Hardware designed based on the programmer’s plan so that it works as it should.
2. Usage of existing technologies like semiconductors to build the best computer.
 
 
 

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