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Forty five years of computer architecture-all that's old is new again

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1 Author(s)
Cragon, H.G. ; Texas Univ., Austin, TX, USA

Reviewing the last 45 years of computer design, I find that most of the performance-improvement advances in computer microarchitecture have been based on the exploitation of only two ideas: locality and pipelining. These two concepts will be discussed, thereby illustrating their primacy in performance enhancement

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Computer Design, 1999. (ICCD '99) International Conference on

Date of Conference:

1999