COMPUTER ARCHITECTURE Questions and Answers

What are the different types of fields that are part of an instruction?

The different types of fields that are parts of an instruction are

  • Operation Code Field or OP Code field: This field is used to determine the operation to be performed for the instruction
  • Address Field: This field is used to determine various addresses such as memory address and register address
  • Mode Field: This field determines how operand is to perform or how effective address is derived