- 1.1.1: Aside from the smart cell phones used by a billion people, list and...
- 1.1.2: The eight great ideas in computer architecture are similar to ideas...
- 1.1.3: Describe the steps that transform a program written in a high-level...
- 1.1.4: Assume a color display using 8 bits for each of the primary colors ...
- 1.1.5: Consider three diff erent processors P1, P2, and P3 executing the s...
- 1.1.6: Consider two diff erent implementations of the same instruction set...
- 1.1.7: Compilers can have a profound impact on the performance of an appli...
- 1.1.8: The Pentium 4 Prescott processor, released in 2004, had a clock rat...
- 1.1.8.1: For each processor find the average capacitive loads.
- 1.1.8.2: Find the percentage of the total dissipated power comprised by stat...
- 1.1.8.3: If the total dissipated power is to be reduced by 10%, how much sho...
- 1.1.9: Assume for arithmetic, load/store, and branch instructions, a proce...
- 1.1.9.1: Find the total execution time for this program on 1, 2, 4, and 8 pr...
- 1.1.9.2: If the CPI of the arithmetic instructions was doubled, what would t...
- 1.1.9.3: To what should the CPI of load/store instructions be reduced in ord...
- 1.1.10: Assume a 15 cm diameter wafer has a cost of 12, contains 84 dies, a...
- 1.1.10.1 : Find the yield for both wafers.
- 1.1.10.2: Find the cost per die for both wafers.
- 1.1.10.3: If the number of dies per wafer is increased by 10% and the defects...
- 1.1.10.4: Assume a fabrication process improves the yield from 0.92 to 0.95. ...
- 1.1.11: The results of the SPEC CPU2006 bzip2 benchmark running on an AMD B...
- 1.1.11.1: Find the CPI if the clock cycle time is 0.333 ns.
- 1.1.11.2: Find the SPECratio
- 1.1.11.3: Find the increase in CPU time if the number of instructions of the ...
- 1.1.11.4: Find the increase in CPU time if the number of instructions of the ...
- 1.1.11.5: Find the change in the SPECratio for this change.
- 1.1.11.6: Suppose that we are developing a new version of the AMD Barcelona p...
- 1.1.11.7: This CPI value is larger than obtained in 1.11.1 as the clock rate ...
- 1.1.11.8: By how much has the CPU time been reduced?
- 1.1.11.9: For a second benchmark, libquantum, assume an execution time of 960...
- 1.1.11.10: Determine the clock rate required to give a further 10% reduction i...
- 1.1.11.11: Determine the clock rate if the CPI is reduced by 15% and the CPU t...
- 1.1.12: Section 1.10 cites as a pitfall the utilization of a subset of the ...
- 1.1.12.1 : One usual fallacy is to consider the computer with the largest cloc...
- 1.1.12.2: Another fallacy is to consider that the processor executing the lar...
- 1.1.12.3: A common fallacy is to use MIPS (millions of instructions per secon...
- 1.1.12.4: Another common performance fi gure is MFLOPS (millions of fl oating...
- 1.1.13: Another pitfall cited in Section 1.10 is expecting to improve the o...
- 1.1.13.1 : By how much is the total time reduced if the time for FP operations...
- 1.1.13.2: By how much is the time for INT operations reduced if the total tim...
- 1.1.13.3: Can the total time can be reduced by 20% by reducing only the time ...
- 1.1.14: Assume a program requires the execution of 50 106 FP instructions, ...
- 1.1.14.1: By how much must we improve the CPI of FP instructions if we want t...
- 1.1.14.2: By how much must we improve the CPI of L/S instructions if we want ...
- 1.1.14.3: By how much is the execution time of the program improved if the CP...
- 1.1.15: When a program is adapted to run on multiple processors in a multip...

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