Issue No.02 - April (1996 vol.16)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/40.491458
This inside look at a large microprocessor development project reveals some of the reasoning (for goals, changes, trade-offs, and performance simulation) that lay behind its final form.
David B. Papworth, "Tuning the Pentium Pro Microarchitecture", IEEE Micro, vol.16, no. 2, pp. 8-15, April 1996, doi:10.1109/40.491458