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Assembly #2 – What are Registers?

In this tutorial we will learn

  • What are registers?
  • Size of registers and their subdivisions


Registers are special, high-speed storage area within the CPU. They are temporary memory like RAM. They are responsible for all arithmetic calculations. Some registers do not perform arithmetic operations and are used for other things like storing addresses, etc.

There are several types of register, list of general purpose register is given below:


general purpose register
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I am doing BS Computer Science. I have a passion to learn new technology and spread it. I am more enthusiastic about learning complex algorithm and making creative and efficient solution to a problem.

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