COM515 Advanced Computer Architecture. Lecture 1. Technology Trend. Prof. Taeweon Suh Computer Science Education Korea University. Transistor Basics. All semiconductor chips are collections and integrations of transistors Transistor is a three-ported voltage-controlled switch
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Lecture 1. Technology Trend
Prof. Taeweon Suh
Computer Science Education
Gate = 1, so it is ON
(connection between source and drain)
Gate = 0, so it is OFF
(no connection between source and drain)
Layout (top view)
Core 2 Duo
* aka: also known as
Core i7 (Nehalem)
2nd Gen. Core i7 (Sandy Bridge)
Source: Intel Corp.
Click the chip
Slide from Prof H.H. Lee in Georgia Tech
Dual Core, Quad Core….
Modified from Prof. Sean Lee in Georgia Tech
Prof. Sean Lee’s Slide in Georgia Tech
L2 CacheIntel’s Core 2 Duo
2nd Generation Core i7
995 million transistors in 216 mm2 with 32nm technology
Introduced in September 2006
Debuted in December 2009
TILE Gx 3000 Series Overview
Bluegene/P Supercomputer in Argonne National Lab.
IBM’s Bluegene/Q Processor (2011)
- Seymour Cray (the father of supercomputing)
Well, it is hard to say in Computing World
hardwareFocus on Computer Architecture
Modified from Prof H.H. Lee’s slide in Georgia Tech
Slide from Prof H.H. Lee’s in Georgia Tech