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Unformatted text preview: 6.3 See the following figure: 6.4 There is a data dependency through $3 between the first instruction and each subsequent instruction. There is a data dependency through $6 between the lw instruction and the last instruction. For a five-stage pipeline as shown in Figure 6.7, the data dependencies between the first instruction and each subsequent instruction can be resolved by using forwarding. The data dependency between the load and the last add instruction cannot be resolved by using forwarding. 6.7 6.8...
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- Fall '08
- Project Management, Bottleneck, Data dependency, Network performance