Stack oriented data cache filtering

  title={Stack oriented data cache filtering},
  author={Rodr{\'i}go Gonz{\'a}lez-Alberquilla and Fernando Castro and Luis Pi{\~n}uel and Francisco Tirado},
The L1 data cache is one of the most frequently accessed structures in the processor. Because of this and its moderate size it is a major consumer of power. In order to reduce its power consumption, in this paper a small filter structure that exploits the special features of the references to the stack region is proposed. This filter, which acts as a top… CONTINUE READING