News Intel Confirms Arm Investment: Arm and RISC-V Is Where the Volumes Are

Oct 13, 2017
"Historically, Arm's ISA was used for microcontrollers, simplistic processors, and system-on-chip for smartphones.'

Something that's "simplistic" is too simple for the intended purpose. A simplistic thing is inadequate in its simplicity. Were the processors really too simple?

The word you were looking for was just plain "simple."
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