A first-order approximation of microarchitecture energy-efficiency

Ahmad Yasin, Yosi Ben-Asher

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Abstract

With the increasing demand for performance and the slowness in process technology, it is becoming critical to understand microarchitecture efficiency. This paper presents a simple model for approximating the contribution of the microarchitecture vs. the contribution of the process technology to the overall energy-efficiency of a processor. The results indicate that the contribution of microarchitectural changes is highly workload-dependent and is negligible for several workloads. Our method can be applied to other workloads and systems because its underlying analytical model is manufacturing- and workload-independent.

Original languageAmerican English
Title of host publicationProceedings - 2018 International Conference on Embedded Computer Systems
Subtitle of host publicationArchitectures, Modeling and Simulation, SAMOS 2018
EditorsTrevor Mudge, Dionisios N. Pnevmatikatos
Pages38-46
Number of pages9
ISBN (Electronic)9781450364942
DOIs
StatePublished - 15 Jul 2018
Event18th Annual International conference on Embedded Computer Systems: Architectures, MOdeling and Simulation, SAMOS 2018 - Samos, Greece
Duration: 15 Jul 201819 Jul 2018

Publication series

NameACM International Conference Proceeding Series

Conference

Conference18th Annual International conference on Embedded Computer Systems: Architectures, MOdeling and Simulation, SAMOS 2018
Country/TerritoryGreece
CitySamos
Period15/07/1819/07/18

Keywords

  • Energy-aware systems
  • Micro-architecture
  • Microarchitecture
  • Performance analysis
  • Power
  • Process technology

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Software
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition
  • Computer Networks and Communications

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