Second Exam Review 2007

Second Exam Review 2007 - performance. Know the different...

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Second Exam Review CSC 520 Fall Semester 2003 Pipelining: Know what pipelining is. Know the characteristics of and how to calculate speedup of an ideal pipeline. Know the issues involved in breaking the instruction fetch cycle into separate stages. What is a Gantt chart. Know the various types of hazards, How to identify them How to minimize or eliminate them and their effects. What happens on a stall? Know and know how to use the various formulas for calculating pipeline speedup and pipeline
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Unformatted text preview: performance. Know the different classifications of data hazards. Cache Know the memory heirarchy and why it has developed. Know the terminology related to cache, hit, miss, etc. Speed characteristics Placement, replacement policies, Cache organizations Write policy, cache coherence Know and be able to use formulas for calculating cache performance and processor performance with caches....
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