Cart (Loading....) | Create Account
Close category search window
 

Machine organization of the IBM RISC System/6000 processor

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $31
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

1 Author(s)
Grohoski, G.F. ; IBM Advanced Workstations Division, 11400 Burnet Road, Austin, Texas 78758, USA

The IBM RISC System/6000* processor is a second-generation RISC processor which reduces the execution pipeline penalties caused by branch instructions and also provides high floating-point performance. It employs multiple functional units which operate concurrently to maximize the instruction execution rate. By employing these advanced machine-organization techniques, it can execute up to four instructions simultaneously. Approximately 11 MFLOPS are achieved on the LINPACK benchmarks.

Note: The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Incorporated is distributing this Article with permission of the International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) who is the exclusive owner. The recipient of this Article may not assign, sublicense, lease, rent or otherwise transfer, reproduce, prepare derivative works, publicly display or perform, or distribute the Article.  

Published in:

IBM Journal of Research and Development  (Volume:34 ,  Issue: 1 )

Date of Publication:

Jan. 1990

Need Help?


IEEE Advancing Technology for Humanity About IEEE Xplore | Contact | Help | Terms of Use | Nondiscrimination Policy | Site Map | Privacy & Opting Out of Cookies

A not-for-profit organization, IEEE is the world's largest professional association for the advancement of technology.
© Copyright 2014 IEEE - All rights reserved. Use of this web site signifies your agreement to the terms and conditions.