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Issue No. 06 - Nov.-Dec. (2011 vol. 31)
ISSN: 0272-1732
pp: 29-38
Craig A. Court , Imperial College London
Paul H.J. Kelly , Imperial College London
<p>Power gating reduces static power by either disabling whole units or dynamically resizing units to meet application demands. The Loop-Directed Mothballing technique lets users power gate execution units by recording utilization of individual units in loops, and by power gating units according to two utilization thresholds. LDM offers on average 10.3 percent total power savings with low performance loss.</p>
adaptable architectures, energy-aware systems, Loop-Directed Mothballing, power gating

P. H. Kelly and C. A. Court, "Loop-Directed Mothballing: Power Gating Execution Units Using Runtime Loop Analysis," in IEEE Micro, vol. 31, no. , pp. 29-38, 2011.
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