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Unformatted text preview: Conventional Wisdom in Comp Arch Used to be: Power is free, transistors are expensive But now: We see the "power wall" Power is expensive, transistors are free Used to be: we can get faster by getting more ILP But now: we've hit an "ILP wall"
Monday August 24, 2009
B ased in part on slides from Hennessy & Patterson AQ A - 4 th Edition ...
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This note was uploaded on 10/11/2009 for the course EE 466 taught by Professor Conry during the Spring '09 term at Clarkson University .
- Spring '09