Patent Number: 6,170,048

Title: PC circuits, systems and methods

Abstract: An improved PC system that includes a main CPU microprocessor, a file-based operating system, and a DSP microprocessor arranged so that the DSP can execute main CPU operations during time intervals in which the main CPU is otherwise occupied, thereby increasing the bandwidth of the system is provided. This PC system may include multiple CPUs and/or multiple DSPs.

Inventors: Wing So; John Ling (Plano, TX)

Assignee: Texas Instruments Incorporated

International Classification: G06F 13/28 (20060101); G06F 13/20 (20060101); G06F 13/40 (20060101); G06F 9/38 (20060101); G06F 9/50 (20060101); G06F 9/46 (20060101); G06F 009/24 (); G06F 009/44 ()

Expiration Date: 01/02/2018