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Application Acceleration with the Cell Broadband Engine
January/February 2010 (vol. 12 no. 1)
pp. 76-81

The Cell Broadband Engine is a heterogeneous chip multiprocessor that combines a PowerPC processor core with eight single-instruction multiple-data accelerator cores and delivers high performance on many computationally intensive codes.

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Index Terms:
Cell Broadband Engine, PowerXCell 8i processor, chip architecture, chip multiprocessing, data-intensive application architectures, compute-intensive processing
Guochun Shi, Volodymyr Kindratenko, Frederico Pratas, Pedro Trancoso, Michael Gschwind, "Application Acceleration with the Cell Broadband Engine," Computing in Science and Engineering, vol. 12, no. 1, pp. 76-81, Jan.-Feb. 2010, doi:10.1109/MCSE.2010.4
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