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general purpose register (GPR)

General Purpose Registers (GPR) are universal registers in which instructions can read and write their operands with random access

. The register file is designed so that instructions can access the registers in any order by specifying the register number. Comparable to random access to memory addresses


Structure of a General Purpose Register (GPR)

Structure of a General Purpose Register (GPR)

The difference between a GPR register and a stack memory is that the contents of the GPR register are not changed by the read. To facilitate programming, some registers are reserved for special operations.

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Updated at: 06.12.2019
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