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Indirect Targets in the Branch History Table

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000037321D
Original Publication Date: 1989-Dec-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Jan-29

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Emma, PG Knight, JW Pomerene, JH Puzak, TR Rechtschaffen, RN [+details]

Abstract

By saving indirect target addresses in the Branch History Table (BHT), both the branch wrong guess (BWG) delay and the address generate interlock (AGI) delay can be avoided for changing target BCRs that are AGI'd.