Issue No. 01 - January/February (2005 vol. 25)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MM.2005.6
Kyle J. Nesbit , University of Wisconsin-Madison
James E. Smith , University of Wisconsin-Madison
By organizing data cache prefetch information in a new way, a GHB supports existing prefetch algorithms more effectively than conventional prefetch tables. It reduces stale table data, improving accuracy and reducing memory traffic. It contains a more complete picture of cache miss history and is smaller than conventional tables
J. E. Smith and K. J. Nesbit, "Data Cache Prefetching Using a Global History Buffer," in IEEE Micro, vol. 25, no. , pp. 90-97, 2005.