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 Modern Microprocessors A 90 Minute Guide! 
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Just found this... It looks pretty good!
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A brief, pulls-no-punches, fast paced introduction to the main design aspects of modern processor microarchitecture.

http://www.lighterra.com/papers/modernmicroprocessors/

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In particular, you might not be aware of some key topics that developed rapidly in recent times...

pipelining (superscalar, OOO, VLIW, branch prediction, predication)
multi-core and simultaneous multi-threading (SMT, hyper-threading)
SIMD vector instructions (MMX/SSE/AVX, AltiVec)
caches and the memory hierarchy
Fear not! This article will get you up to speed fast. In no time you'll be discussing the finer points of in-order vs out-of-order, hyper-threading, multi-core and cache organization like a pro.

But be prepared – this article is brief and to-the-point. It pulls no punches and the pace is pretty fierce (really). Let's get into it...


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Great article, thanks for the link!

-Tor


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