# Control Unit - Q1

Which of the following is a disadvantage of Hardwired control unit?

A. It is slower than vertical programming
B. It is faster than horizontal microprogramming
C. It is slower than horizontal microprogramming
D. Their design uses a fixed architecture

reshown Jun 9

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A) Hardwired is faster than vertical because of extra delay added by a decoder in vertical so $(\times)$

B) Hardwired > Horizontal > Vertical true but this is not disadvantage $(\times)$

C) From Option B one can see it is wrong $(\times)$

D) Yeah Hardwired used fixed Architecture it has flexibility issue $(\checkmark)$

answered Jun 9 by (6,590 points)