fa07-lw-e3 - ECE 2030 12:00pm 4 problems, 6 pages Computer...

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ECE 2030 12:00pm Computer Engineering Fall 2007 4 problems, 6 pages Exam Three 28 November 2007 1 Instructions: This is a closed book, closed note exam. Calculators are not permitted. If you have a question, raise your hand and I will come to you. Please work the exam in pencil and do not separate the pages of the exam. For maximum credit, show your work. Good Luck! Your Name ( please print ) ________________________________________________ 1 2 3 4 total 30 24 26 20 100
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ECE 2030 12:00pm Computer Engineering Fall 2007 4 problems, 6 pages Exam Three 28 November 2007 2 Problem 1 (3 parts, 30 points) Memory Systems Part A (12 points) Consider a 64Mbit DRAM chip organized as 2 million addresses of 32-bit words . Assume both the DRAM cell and the DRAM chip are square. The column number and offset concatenate to form the memory address. Using the organization approach discussed in class, answer the following questions about the chip. Express all answers in decimal (not powers of two) . number of columns number of words per column column decoder required ( n to m ) type of mux required ( n to m ) number of address lines in column number number of address lines in column offset Part B (10 points) Consider an two gigabyte memory system with 1 billion addresses of 16-bit words using a 16 million address by 8-bit word memory DRAM chip. word address lines for memory system chips needed in one bank banks for memory system memory decoder required ( n to m ) DRAM chips required Part C (8 points) Design a 16 million address by 8 bit memory system with four 8M x 4 memory chips.
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