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Cache and memory in the many-core era
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Cache and memory in the many-core era
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By Jon Stokes | Published: July 01, 2007 - 10:32PM CT
Introduction
One of the greatest challenges facing the designers of many-core processors is resource contention. The chart below visually lays out the problem of resource contention, but for most of us the idea is intuitively easy to grasp: more cores and more simultaneous threads means more contention for shared resources, specifically cache space and memory bandwidth....

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