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Performance Enhancement for Decimal Instructions

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000052596D
Original Publication Date: 1981-Jun-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-11

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Angiulli, M Langston, K Nohilly, WJ Shasha, DE Zajac, MW [+details]

Abstract

An implementation is described for eliminating cycles lost due to a current machine design of disabling overlap of instruction decoding and execution for decimal instructions.