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Unformatted text preview: 2 Sun UltraSPARC • RISC Processors • Support for multiprocessing • 4-way superscalar • 14 stage pipeline • Dual Threads (IV) • Dual Core (IV+) • Several cores with 4 threads each (T1) MIPS • Largely used in embedded systems • Recent gaming systems (N64, PS, PS2, PSP) 5 stage pipeline 1985 R2000 2-way superscalar 1994 R8000 Out of order execution 1995 R10000 8 stage pipeline 1991 R4000 Notable Features Year Family...
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- Winter '08
- Microprocessor, Central processing unit, X86, MIPS architecture, CPU cache, Instruction pipeline