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Optimization of the L2 cache leakage energy in chip multiprocessors

Author
Monchiero, M.; Canal, R.; Gonzalez, A.
Type of activity
Report
Date
2006-08
Abstract
We propose several alternative techniques to save leakage in CMP L2 caches by selectively switching off the less used lines. We primarily focus on private snoopy L2 caches, since these present more interesting challenges.
Group of research
ARCO - Microarchitecture and Compilers
VIRTUOS - Virtualisation and Operating Systems

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