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– E.g., Original RISC projects replaced complex instructions with a
compiler + simple instructions Some material is adapted from D. Culler & D. Patterson (UCB) S. Ziavras Measurement and Evaluation
Architecture design is iterative
design is iterative
-- searching the space of designs
Design -- at all levels of computer systems
Good Ideas (REFINED)
Some material is adapted from D. Culler & D. Patterson (UCB) S. Ziavras What Computer Architecture brings to Table
• Other fields often borrow ideas from
Quantitative Principles of Design • Careful, quantitative comparisons
5. Take Advantage of Parallelism
Principle of Locality
Focus on the Common Case
The Processor Performance Equation –
– Define, quantify, and summarize relative performance
Define and quantify relative cost
Define and quantify dependability
Define and quantify power Culture of anticipating and exploiting advances in
Culture of well-...
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This document was uploaded on 02/09/2014.
- Fall '09