CS324: Computer ArchitectureLecture 31: Memory PerformancePrinciple of LocalityMemory HierarchyDr. G. Abbas20/11/2018Reading Sections::Computer Organization & Design: HW/SW Interface, 5th Edition: Section 5.1Reference Material:Computer Architecture: A Quantitative Approach, Sixth Edition, Section 2.1
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2CS324 Computer ArchitectureTHE MEMORY ANALOGY•The memory system is a major factor in determining performance.– The library analogy»Having several books on the desk in front of you saves time compared to having only one book there and constantly having to go back to the shelves to return it and take out another.
3CS324 Computer ArchitectureTHE MEMORY ANALOGY•Just as you did not need to access all the books in the library at once, a program does not access all of its code or data at once. •You have used limited desk space to quickly search material and write the report. – It would be impossible for you to fit all the library books on your desk and still find what you wanted quickly.
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