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(H8S Family) How does the H8 instruction prefetch provide a performance increase?

Latest Updated:03/18/2009

Question:

How does the H8 instruction prefetch provide a performance increase ?

Answer:

By pre-fetching the first word of the next instruction during the execution stage of the current instruction bus idle times can be kept to a minimum thus increasing performance

Suitable Products
H8/300H
H8/300H Tiny
H8S Family