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million instructions per second

[′mil·yən in′strək·shənz pər ′sek·ənd]
(computer science)
A unit used to measure the speed at which a computer's central processing unit can process instructions. Abbreviated MIPS.
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NASDAQ: MCHP), a leading provider of microcontroller and analog semiconductors, today announced that it continues the relentless production rollout of its 16-bit dsPIC(R) Digital Signal Controllers (DSCs) with two devices that offer designers performance speeds of 30 Million Instructions Per Second (MIPS), self-programming capabilities via Flash memory, and industrial and extended temperature ranges.
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Nasdaq:MCHP), a leading provider of microcontroller and analog semiconductors, today announced that it continues the relentless production rollout of its 16-bit dsPIC(R) Digital Signal Controllers (DSCs) with two DSCs that offer designers performance speeds of 20 and 30 Million Instructions Per Second (MIPS), self-programming capabilities via Flash memory, and industrial and extended temperature ranges.

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