Questions tagged [microarchitecture]

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Memory controller arbiters and memory accesses

Does anyone know what the Arbiter would look like on a DDR memory controller? I was thinking that in order to perform memory access operation reordering for optimisation it may contain a ROB / ...
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What Intel CPUs are Goldmont microarchitecture?

I need a machine for testing free and open source software under Intel's latest CPUs. Painting with a broad brush, the latest CPUs are 6th generation iCore processors. As I understand things, the ...
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The use of micro-instruction cache

I learnt recently that Sandy Bridge uses a micro-instruction cache akin to the execution trace cache in Netburst. From what I know, many of the simpler x86 instructions (those translating into 4 micro-...