Effective Address Calculation Control Word
Original Publication Date: 1980-Nov-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-14
It is important in computer systems which have many storage-type instructions to make the storage operand address resolution path as fast as possible and yet at a cost which is compatible with the cost performance objectives of the computer system. Many computer systems have branch instructions requiring calculation of the branch to address which has to be calculated, resolved and checked for validity. Because of the high usage of branch instructions it is important that the branch path taken path be as fast as possible and yet within cost objectives.