We are working our way through the history of microprocessors so we can understand what the latest new features are, what gives a performance boost, and what is just marketing hype. The pipeline is a fundamental feature of microprocessors and is the enabler for several other very important speed-up schemes. Let’s see how pipelines work.
Read more over at BTX Form Factor.
Microprocessor History, Part 3
Posted on Tuesday, May 30 2006 @ 5:12 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck