G in case of irregular memory access patterns

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Unformatted text preview: es "   y intersect: multiplicative factor "   slope: exponent à༎ linear: 450 slope Typical Roofline Plot Low Operational Intensity: - very few Flops per byte - memory bandwidth is limiting factor - linear slope behavior min(32n,2048) G F l o p s / s e c 2048 1024 512 256 128 64 32 16 8 4 2 1 min(32n,2048) 0.5 2 8 32 128 512 2048 Operational intensity (GFlops/byte) 8192 High Operational Intensity: - many Flops per byte - machine peak Flop rate is limiting factor - constant performance ridge point, where slope meets horizontal: minimum operational intensity to get maximal performance Example: Opteron X2 vs. Opteron X4 "   Both in same socket, so same memory behavior 64 "   X4: 4x higher Gflops rate 32 double # cores...
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This note was uploaded on 02/12/2014 for the course CS 475 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at Colorado State.

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