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Issue No. 07 - July (2008 vol. 41)
ISSN: 0018-9162
pp: 33-38
Mark D. Hill , University of Wisconsin-Madison
ABSTRACT
Augmenting Amdahl's law with a corollary for multicore hardware makes it relevant to future generations of chips with multiple processor cores. Obtaining optimal multicore performance will require further research in both extracting more parallelism and making sequential cores faster.
INDEX TERMS
Amdahl's law, multicore chips, chip multiprocessors (CMPs)
CITATION
Michael R. Marty, Mark D. Hill, "Amdahl's Law in the Multicore Era", Computer, vol. 41, no. , pp. 33-38, July 2008, doi:10.1109/MC.2008.209
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