How to distinguish RISC & CISC computers from each other?

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List 3 attributes that distinguish RISC &CISC computers from each other
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Emphasis on software
Single-clock, reduced instruction only
Register to register: "LOAD" and "STORE" are independent instructions
Low cycles per second, large code sizes
Spends more transistors on memory registers
Large set of instructions so low space less space for cache

Emphasis on hardware
Includes multi-clock complex instructions
Memory-to-memory: "LOAD" and "STORE" incorporated in instructions
Small code sizes, high cycles per second
Transistors used for storing complex instructions
Due to small set of instructions more space available so more cache

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