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SBACPAD
2005
IEEE
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Chained In-Order/Out-of-Order DoubleCore Architecture
Complexity is one of the most important problems facing microarchitects. It is exacerbated by the application of optimizations, by scaling to higher issue widths and, in general, ...
Miquel Pericàs, Adrián Cristal, Rube...
IEEEPACT
2005
IEEE
9 years 8 months ago
Memory Coloring: A Compiler Approach for Scratchpad Memory Management
Scratchpad memory (SPM), a fast software-managed onchip SRAM, is now widely used in modern embedded processors. Compared to hardware-managed cache, it is more efficient in perfor...
Lian Li 0002, Lin Gao 0002, Jingling Xue
IEEEPACT
2005
IEEE
9 years 8 months ago
Compiler Directed Early Register Release
This paper presents a novel compiler directed technique to reduce the register pressure and power of the register file by releasing registers early. The compiler identifies regi...
Timothy M. Jones, Michael F. P. O'Boyle, Jaume Abe...
DSN
2006
IEEE
9 years 8 months ago
In-Register Duplication: Exploiting Narrow-Width Value for Improving Register File Reliability
Protecting the register value and its data buses is crucial to reliable computing in high-performance microprocessors due to the increasing susceptibility of CMOS circuitry to sof...
Jie Hu, Shuai Wang, Sotirios G. Ziavras
ISVLSI
2007
IEEE
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Asymmetrically Banked Value-Aware Register Files
Designing high-performance low-power register files is of critical importance to the continuation of current performance advances in wide-issue and deeply-pipelined superscalar m...
Shuai Wang, Hongyan Yang, Jie Hu, Sotirios G. Ziav...
DATE
2007
IEEE
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Very wide register: an asymmetric register file organization for low power embedded processors
In current embedded systems processors, multi-ported register files are one of the most power hungry parts of the processor, even when they are clustered. This paper presents a n...
Praveen Raghavan, Andy Lambrechts, Murali Jayapala...
DATE
2009
IEEE
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Exploiting narrow-width values for thermal-aware register file designs
—Localized heating-up creates thermal hotspots across the chip, with the integer register file ranked as the hottest unit in high-performance microprocessors. In this paper, we ...
Shuai Wang, Jie Hu, Sotirios G. Ziavras, Sung Woo ...
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