April 19, 2006

Cycle-Accurate Simulation for Fun and Profit

Anonymous Reader writes "This article describes the SPU pipeline configuration, performance metric, and trace facilities that are available in the IBM Full-System Simulator for the Cell BE platform. Find out the exact cycle where the SPE stalls, or identify a poor choice of branch predictions, using pipeline tracing in the Cell BE simulator."

Link: ibm.com/developerworks

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