MIPS

April 16th, 2012

Does AMD Want MIPS?

Bright Side of the News is reporting that AMD is seriously mulling a purchase of microprocessor design firm MIPS, in a play that may echo their acquisition of NexGen Inc. in 1996. MIPS designs processor architectures and licenses them to manufactures in a similar way to ARM Holdings. The MIPS architecture, based on RISC CPUs, [...]