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Speed and Energy Performance of an Asynchronous MIPS R3000 Microprocessor

Martin, Alain J. and Nystroem, Mika and Penzes, Paul and Wong, Catherine (2001) Speed and Energy Performance of an Asynchronous MIPS R3000 Microprocessor. California Institute of Technology . (Unpublished)

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This paper presents the speed and energy figures for an asynchronous implementation of a MIPS R3000 microprocessor. The design is almost entirely QDI and introduces a new fine-grained pipeline. The performance figures show that this design is four times as efficient as equivalent clocked designs and that its cycle time in FO4 units compares to that of high-performance dynamic pipelines.

Item Type:Report or Paper (Technical Report)
Group:Computer Science Technical Reports
Subject Keywords:asynchronous VLSI, MIPS microprocessor, quasi delay-insensitive, energy-efficient, test results, asynchronous microprocessor
Record Number:CaltechCSTR:2001.012
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ID Code:27033
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Deposited On:25 Sep 2002
Last Modified:26 Dec 2012 14:13

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