[rescue] sparc10 cpu - what to do.
linimon at lonesome.com
Tue Dec 20 11:46:31 CST 2016
On Tue, Dec 20, 2016 at 03:04:31PM +0100, Peter Corlett wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 19, 2016 at 11:48:55AM -0600, Josh Snyder wrote:
> > [...] Has there been any VLIW architecture that has been successful as a
> > general purpose CPU?
> Modern Intel x86-64 chips, if you squint. They read in 120-bit wide
> "instructions", which consist of up to six x86 instructions which it will
> attempt to execute in parallel.
I've wondered what kind of performance boost we could get if we ran directly
at the microcode layer (the one that pretends it's this obsolete junk).
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