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Unformatted text preview: 66] Amdahl’s Law is best understood by working through some examples. This one requires you to look at Equation 5.1 from an unusual perspective. This problem is a simple application of the equation. You are given Ë solve for : ¾ ¼ ·½ ´½ ¾ and « , and you must then ½ ¼ µ·¼ ½¼ ¾ B.6 The Memory Hierarchy Problem 6.1 Solution: [Pg. 280] The idea here is to minimize the number of address bits by minimizing the aspect ratio Ñ In other words, the squarer the array, the fewer the address bits. Ü´ Ö µ Ñ Ò´ Ö µ . Organization ¢½ ¢ ½¾ ¢ ½¾ ¢ ½¼¾ ¢ ½ ½ Ö Ö Ñ Ü´ Ö µ 4 4 16 32 32 4 4 8 16 32 2 2 4 5 5 2 2 3 4 5 2 2 4 5 5 718 Problem 6.2 Solution: [Pg. 287] APPENDIX B. SOLUTIONS TO PRACTICE PROBLEMS The point of this little drill is to make sure you understand the relationship between cylinders and tracks. Once you have that straight, just plug and chug: Disk capacity 512 bytes 400 sectors ¢ track sector 8,192,000,000 bytes 8.192 GB Problem 6.3 Solution: [Pg. 289] This solution to...
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## This note was uploaded on 09/02/2010 for the course ELECTRICAL 360 taught by Professor Schultz during the Spring '10 term at BYU.

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