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Computer Architecture, 5th Edition by David A. Patterson, John L. Hennessy

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Machine language programmer, L-17 to L-18
Machine memory, Virtual Machines, 110
Macro-op fusion, Intel Core i7, 237–238
Magnetic storage
access time, D-3
cost vs. access time, D-3
historical background, L-77 to L-79
Mail servers, benchmarking, D-20
Main Memory
addressing modes, A-10
address translation, B-46
arithmetic intensity example, 286, 286–288
block placement, B-44
cache function, B-2
cache optimization, B-30, B-36
coherence protocol, 362
definition, 292, 309
DRAM, 17
gather-scatter, 329
GPU vs. MIMD, 327
GPUs and coprocessors, 330
GPU threads, 332
ILP considerations, 245
interlane wiring, 273
linear speedups, 407
memory hierarchy basics, 76
memory hierarchy design, 72
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