- Q1: Briefly describe the experiment and/or analysis Jouppi might have
performed to generate the data for the graph in figure 2-2.
- Q2: Using what you've learned in class and from the textbook readings,
briefly discuss a few interesting similarities and/or differences in the
memory hierarchy described by Jouppi and a typical memory hierarchy for
- Q3: Assume that you must choose between adding either a victim cache or a
multi-stream buffer to a modern microprocessor. Discuss which one you
would choose and why.