December 14, 2005
David Krolak on the Cell Element Interconnect Bus
Anonymous Reader writes "Understanding the Element Interconnect Bus (EIB) is an essential component to maximizing performance on the Cell Broadband Engine Architecture. Designed to handle the bandwidth demands of a nine-core processor running at 3GHz, it's like no bus you have ever met before. The lead designer and EIB project manager sit down for an hour with developerWorks to discuss ring versus interconnect buses, data arbiters, and bus protocols."