For integer sum threeway unrolling allows us to

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Unformatted text preview: akes this value and the value of %ecx at the start of the loop and produces a new value for %ecx. As this example illustrates, tags can be associated with intermediate values that are never written to the register file. The operation incl %edx.0 %edx.1 indicates that the increment operation adds one to the value of %edx at the start of the loop to generate a new value for this register. The operation cmpl %esi, %edx.1 cc.1 indicates that the compare operation (performed by either integer unit) compares the value in %esi (which does not change in the loop) with the newly computed value for %edx. It then sets the condition codes, identified with the explicit label cc.1. As this example illustrates, the processor can use renaming to track changes to the condition code registers. Finally, the jump instruction was predicted taken. The jump operation jl-taken cc.1 5.7. UNDERSTANDING MODERN PROCESSORS %edx.0 227 incl %edx.1 Execution Unit Operations load (%eax, %edx.0, 4) imull t.1, %ecx.0...
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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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