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Intro. to Computer Architecture and Organization Cheat Sheet (DRAFT) by

Main topics for Quiz #2: Ch. 5 program performance: understand the blockers, with examples of each, and the main solutions at this level, also the bounds on the measures of performance; Ch. 6 The memory hierarchy: disks, all cache; Ch. 7: Linking: very limited coverage, essentially, symbols and what the linker does with each type, the process of linking, and Ch. 8 Exceptional control flow up to what we covered on Lecture #12.

This is a draft cheat sheet. It is a work in progress and is not finished yet.

Transl­ation lookaside buffer (TLB) Example:


Cache Organi­zation


Organi­zation of Cache (S,E,B,m)