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l15_handouts_4up - Announcements 80 Prelim 1 70 60 Homework...

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1 Announcements Homework 5 – Due Tuesday Apr 1 10:00pm Due Tuesday, Apr 1, 10:00pm Project 3 Due Today, 10:00pm Project 4a Due Thu., Apr 3, 1:25pm, in class and via CMS • Prelim 1 ECE/CS 314 Prelim 1 – Mean: 82.88% Prelim 2 April 22 @ 7:30pm, in the Uris Hall Auditorium 1 Prelim 1 70 80 20 30 40 50 60 ECE/CS 314 2 0 10 0-10 20-30 20-30 30-40 40-50 50-60 60-70 70-80 80-90 90-100 Hennessy and Patterson Read Chapter 5 Read 5.1-5.5 for (DONE) Read 5 6 5 9 5 11 for fun Read 5.6, 5.9-5.11 for fun Read Espresso Tutorial (link on course web page) Read Verilog Process Tutorial and Verilog Tools summary (links on Project 3 web page) Read Chapter 6 Read 6.1-6.6,6.8-6.12 (Done) Read 3.6-3.8 for Thursday Read 4 1 4 6 for Tuesday ECE/CS 314 Read 4.1-4.6 for Tuesday 3 Dynamic Branch Prediction Predict branch based on whether or not th t b h t k th l t ti that branch was taken the last time Branch Prediction Buffer stores information on previous branches – Small table indexed by lower bits of address of the branch instruction ECE/CS 314 – Keeps track of results of previous executions of that branch – Used as hint of which way the branch will go 4
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