OCR: Topic 2 Resources
Learners should have studied the following:
Von Neumann architecture:
a. MAR (Memory Address Register)
b. MDR (Memory Data Register)
c. Program Counter
Choose from the following to help you learn:
CAMBRIDGE Computer Science:
Page 168 Section "Registers"
Page 172 From "An example of the fetch-decode-execute cycle in operation" which continues on to page 172.
ROBSON & HEATHCOTE Computer Science (9-1):
Page 2 Section "Von Neumann Architecture" which continues onto Page 4.
SUSAN ROBSON GCSE Computing(3rd edition): n/a
SUSAN ROBSON GCSE Computing(2012): n/a
AXSIED GCSE Computer Science (3rd edition)
Page 5 - R3. The CPU. Paragraphs 1 & 3.
Page 7 - R4. The CPU 2. Paragraphs 1, diagram and 'Registers' table.
ROUSE & O'BYRNE GCSE(9-1) Computer Science:
Page 9. Section on Key Terms & Registers which continues onto Page 10.
BBC Bitesize: Page 3
Cambridge MOOC: Page 8
Wikipedia: von Neumann architecture, Memory Address Register (MAR), Memory Data Register (MDR), Program Counter and Accumulator
Simple Wikipedia: von Neumann architecture
Cambridge Digital: 7_Activity1, 7_Activity2 & 8_Activity1
Techopedia: von Neumann architecture
Teach-ICT: THEORY 1 to 6
CSNewbs: See 'Computer Architecture' and 'Important Registers'
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