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The number of cores integrated onto a single die is expected to climb steadily in the foreseeable future. This move to many-core chips is driven by a need to optimize performance per watt. How best to connect these cores and how to program the resulting many-core processor, however, is an open research question. Designs vary from GPUs to cache-coherent(More)
A multicore processor in 65-nm technology with 80 single-precision, floating-point cores delivers performance in excess of a teraflops while consuming less than 100 w. A 2d on-die mesh interconnection network operating at 5 GHz provides the high-performance communication fabric to connect the cores. The network delivers a bisection bandwidth of 2.56(More)