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Unformatted text preview: 10% on character. If you wish to improve the performance of your machine, which component would you work on? a. what would be the performance improvement if you increase FP by a factor of 10? b. What would be the performance improvement if you increase int by a factor of 10? c. Could you double the performance of this machine by improving only one component? d. If yes, what would you have to do to double performance? 5. You are evaluating three processors that have the following performance characteristics for a particular algorithm that you run frequently. One: clock is 3 GHz, CPI is 4.0, #inst. 5 billion Two: clock 4 GHz, CPI is 4.5, #inst. 6 billion Three clock is 2 GHz, CPI is 3.0, # inst 4 billion Rate the three processors in decreasing order of performance, what is the actual execution for each processor for your program?...
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