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Computer Architecture

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The era of seemingly unlimited growth in processor performance is over: single chip architectures can no longer overcome the performance limitations imposed by the power they consume and the heat they generate. Today, Intel and other semiconductor firms are abandoning the single fast processor model in favour of multi-core microprocessors--chips that combine two or more processors in a single package. In the fourth edition of Computer Architecture, the authors focus on this historic shift, increasing their coverage of multiprocessors and exploring the most effective ways of achieving parallelism as the key to unlocking the power of multiple processor architectures. Additionally, the new edition has expanded and updated coverage of design topics beyond processor performance, including power, reliability, availability, and dependability.

Paperback book with slight creasing to front cover, but otherwise in very good condition. Includes companion CD, also in very good condition with no visible scratching.

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Author(s):
John L Hennessy, David A Patterson
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2007
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0123704901
ISBN-13:
9780123704900
Number of pages:
704
Publisher:
Morgan Kaufmann
Title:
Computer Architecture

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The era of seemingly unlimited growth in processor performance is over: single chip architectures can no longer overcome the performance limitations imposed by the power they consume and the heat they generate. Today, Intel and other semiconductor firms are abandoning the single fast processor model in favour of multi-core microprocessors--chips that combine two or more processors in a single package. In the fourth edition of Computer Architecture, the authors focus on this historic shift, increasing their coverage of multiprocessors and exploring the most effective ways of achieving parallelism as the key to unlocking the power of multiple processor architectures. Additionally, the new edition has expanded and updated coverage of design topics beyond processor performance, including power, reliability, availability, and dependability.

Paperback book with slight creasing to front cover, but otherwise in very good condition. Includes companion CD, also in very good condition with no visible scratching.

Author(s):
John L Hennessy, David A Patterson
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2007
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0123704901
ISBN-13:
9780123704900
Number of pages:
704
Publisher:
Morgan Kaufmann
Title:
Computer Architecture

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