IBM POWER6 microprocessor



Runahead execution vs. conventional data prefetching in the IBM POWER6 microprocessor

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Abstract After many years of prefetching research, most commercially available systems support
only two types of prefetching: software-directed prefetching and hardware-based prefetchers
using simple sequential or stride-based prefetching algorithms. More sophisticated .




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