ia-32_volume1_basic-arch

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Unformatted text preview: 3000, 5100, and 5300 series, Intel CoreTM2 Duo, Intel CoreTM2 Quad, and Intel CoreTM2 Extreme processors are based on Intel CoreTM microarchitecture. P6 family, Pentium M, Intel CoreTM Solo, Intel CoreTM Duo processors, dual-core Intel Xeon processor LV, and early generations of Pentium 4 and Intel Xeon processors support IA-32 architecture. The Intel Xeon processor 3000, 5100, 5300 series, Intel CoreTM2 Duo, Intel CoreTM2 Extreme processors, Intel Core 2 Quad processors, newer generations of Pentium 4 and Intel Xeon processor family support Intel 64 architecture. IA-32 architecture is the instruction set architecture and programming environment for Intel's 32-bit microprocessors. Intel 64 architecture is the instruction set architecture and programming environment which is the superset of Intel's 32-bit and 64-bit architectures. It is compatible with the IA-32 architecture. 1.2 OVERVIEW OF VOLUME 1: BASIC ARCHITECTURE A description of this manual's content follows: Chapter 1 -- About This Manual. Gives an overview of all five volumes of the Intel 64 and IA-32 Architectures Software Developer's Manual. It also describes the notational conventions in these manuals and lists related Intel manuals and documentation of interest to programmers and hardware designers. 1-2 Vol. 1 ABOUT THIS MANUAL Chapter 2 -- Intel 64 and IA-32 Architectures. Introduces the Intel 64 and IA-32 architectures along with the families of Intel processors that are based on these architectures. It also gives an overview of the common features found in these processors and brief history of the Intel 64 and IA-32 architectures. Chapter 3 -- Basic Execution Environment. Introduces the models of memory organization and describes the register set used by applications. Chapter 4 -- Data Types. Describes the data types and addressing modes recognized by the processor; provides an overview of real numbers and floating-point formats and of floating-point exceptions. Chapter 5 -- Instruction Set Summary. Lists all Intel 64 and IA-32 instructions, divided into technology groups. Chapter 6 -- Procedure Calls, Interrupts, and Exceptions. Describes the procedure stack and mechanisms provided for making procedure calls and for servicing interrupts and exceptions. Chapter 7 -- Programming with General-Purpose Instructions. Describes basic load and store, program control, arithmetic, and string instructions that operate on basic data types, general-purpose and segment registers; also describes system instructions that are executed in protected mode. Chapter 8 -- Programming with the x87 FPU. Describes the x87 floating-point unit (FPU), including floating-point registers and data types; gives an overview of the floating-point instruction set and describes the processor's floating-point exception conditions. Chapter 9 -- Programming with Intel MMXTM Technology. Describes Intel MMX technology, including MMX registers and data types; also provides an overview of the MMX instruction set. Chapter 10 --...
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