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Branch Target Prefetch on Address Generation Interlock Disclosure Number: IPCOM000045159D
Original Publication Date: 1983-Feb-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-06

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Parks, LS Pomerene, JH Puzak, TR Rao, GS Rechtschaffen, RN Sachar, HE [+details]


A mechanism is shown for prefetching the target instruction of branches during address generation interlocks (AGIs) created by instructions which immediately precede the branch.