[TUHS] Harvard and Von Neumann Architectures and Unix

Paul Winalski paul.winalski at gmail.com
Tue Nov 28 04:26:03 AEST 2017


On-chip, all modern x86 processors operate entirely out of a hierarchy
of caches, and there are separate caches for instructions and data.
Main memory is really merely the first in the "slow access storage"
hierarchy.  So in that sense I suppose one could consider modern CPUs
to be Harvard architecture.

-Palu W.


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