Examines system architecture with 32- and 64-bit microprocessors. Topics include the design of high-performance computer systems, such as workstations and multiprocessor systems using recent advanced microprocessor. Considers the internal architecture of recent microprocessors, followed by vector processing, memory hierarchy design, and communication subsystems for I/O and interprocessor communication. This course is dual-listed with CSE 590.
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Spring Prerequisites:CSE 341 or CSE 379 and Approved Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Bioinformatics/CS Majors Only.