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Issue No. 02 - March/April (2011 vol. 31)
ISSN: 0272-1732
pp: 6-15
Michael Butler , Advanced Micro Devices
Leslie Barnes , Advanced Micro Devices
Debjit Das Sarma , Advanced Micro Devices
Bob Gelinas , Advanced Micro Devices
<p>AMD's Bulldozer module represents a new direction in microarchitecture and includes a number of firsts for AMD, including AMD's multithreaded x86 processor, implementation of a shared Level 2 cache, and x86 processor to incorporate floating-point multiply-accumulate (FMAC). This article discusses the module's multithreading architecture, power-efficient microarchitecture, and subblocks, including the various microarchitectural latencies, bandwidths, and structure sizes.</p>
Microprocessors, microcomputers, microarchitecture implementation considerations, processor architectures, Bulldozer

D. D. Sarma, L. Barnes, B. Gelinas and M. Butler, "Bulldozer: An Approach to Multithreaded Compute Performance," in IEEE Micro, vol. 31, no. , pp. 6-15, 2011.
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