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When looking at the usual [[wp>Central processing unit]] a couple of things come into mind: When looking at the usual [[wp>Central processing unit]] a couple of things come into mind:
  - its **[[wp>Instruction set]]** (jump directly to a [[wp>List of instruction sets]]) and then see **[[https://dev.openwrt.org/browser/trunk/target/Config.in|OpenWrt Buildroot - Supported ARCHes]]**   - its **[[wp>Instruction set]]** (jump directly to a [[wp>List of instruction sets]]) and then see **[[https://dev.openwrt.org/browser/trunk/target/Config.in|OpenWrt Buildroot - Supported ARCHes]]**
-  - and its [[wp>CPU design|design]] manifesting into a concrete **[[wp>Microarchitecture]]** (e.g. [[wp>Intel Core (microarchitecture)|Core2]] or [[wp>NetBurst (microarchitecture)|NetBurst]] or [[wp>AMD_K5]]) 
  - **[[wp>Template:Multimedia extensions|Extensions]]** to the Instruction Set, e.g. [[wp>MMX (instruction set)|MMX]] or [[wp>Advanced Vector Extensions|AVX]] or [[wp>AES-NI]])   - **[[wp>Template:Multimedia extensions|Extensions]]** to the Instruction Set, e.g. [[wp>MMX (instruction set)|MMX]] or [[wp>Advanced Vector Extensions|AVX]] or [[wp>AES-NI]])
 +  - and its [[wp>CPU design|design]] manifesting into a concrete **[[wp>Microarchitecture]]** (e.g. [[wp>Intel Core (microarchitecture)|Core2]] or [[wp>NetBurst (microarchitecture)|NetBurst]] or [[wp>AMD_K5]])
 +  - concrete CPUs designed conforming to the same microarchitecture further differentiate from one another in the Frequency and Cache sizes
Examples: Examples:

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