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Digital Design and Computer Architecture, 2nd Edition by Sarah Harris, David Harris

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7

MicroarchitectureWith contributions from Matthew Watkins

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7.1 Introduction

In this chapter, you will learn how to piece together a MIPS microprocessor. Indeed, you will puzzle out three different versions, each with different trade-offs between performance, cost, and complexity.

To the uninitiated, building a microprocessor may seem like black magic. But ...

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