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Issue No. 01 - January-March (1997 vol. 14)
ISSN: 0740-7475
pp: 25-33
<p>We describe the testability strategy and design-for-test features of the Alpha 21164 microprocessor. We discuss the specific testability and manufacturability issues of the chip and the innovative solutions employed to solve them.</p> <p>The Alpha 21164 microprocessor is a superscalar implementation of Digital's 64-bit RISC architecture designed to meet the requirements of a wide variety of systems ranging from PC clients to enterprise server systems.</p>
Processor design, testability, DFT, Alpha 21164, manufacture, RISCs
Dilip K. Bhavsar, John H. Edmondson, "Alpha 21164 Testability Strategy", IEEE Design & Test of Computers, vol. 14, no. , pp. 25-33, January-March 1997, doi:10.1109/54.573357
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