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Trends in High-Performance, Low-Power Cache Memory Architectures
Koji INOUE Vasily G. MOSHNYAGA Kazuaki MURAKAMI
IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Electronics
Publication Date: 2002/02/01
Print ISSN: 0916-8516
Type of Manuscript: Special Section PAPER (Special Issue on High-Performance and Low-Power Microprocessors)
Category: High-Performance Technologies
cache, low power, high performance, microprocessor, survey,
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One of uncompromising requirements from portable computing is energy efficiency, because that affects directly the battery life. On the other hand, portable computing will target more demanding applications, for example moving pictures, so that higher performance is still required. Cache memories have been employed as one of the most important components of computer systems. In this paper, we briefly survey architectural techniques for high performance, low power cache memories.