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US-6,901,524 Processor having real-time power conservation and thermal management
A real-time power conservation and thermal management apparatus and method for portable computers employs a monitor (40) to determine whether a CPU may rest...
US-6,898,674 Apparatus, method, and system for synchronizing information prefetch between processors and memory controllers
According to one embodiment of the invention, a prefetcher in a memory controller is described which includes logic to receive memory request hints from a CPU....
US-6,895,508 Stack memory protection
A method and system for memory page protection wherein new stack memory load/store instructions are defined for memory management. A corresponding operating...
US-6,895,497 Multidispatch CPU integrated circuit having virtualized and modular resources and adjustable dispatch priority
A multiple dispatch processor has several instruction fetch units, each for providing a stream of instructions to an instruction decode and dispatch unit. The...
US-6,895,491 Memory addressing for a virtual machine implementation on a computer processor supporting virtual...
A software monitor, interposed between the hardware layer of a computer system and one or more guest operating systems, constructs and maintains a ...
US-6,894,939 Data processor, semiconductor memory device and clock frequency detecting method
In a data processor which comprises a semiconductor memory device, a potential on a bit line of the semiconductor memory device is monitored at the end of a...
US-6,894,405 Facility for supplying spare or auxiliary power supply to processor device
A power supply facility includes a primary power circuit coupled to energize a CPU, a control circuit coupled to the CPU, and an auxiliary power circuit coupled...
US-6,892,339 Discrete multi-tone (DMT) system and method that communicates a data pump data stream between a general purpose...
The apparatus and method herein splits the function of a digital subscriber line (DSL) modem data pump between a digital signal processor (DSP 106) and a general...
US-6,891,544 Game system with graphics processor
The present invention relates to the architecture and use of a computer system optimized for the efficient modeling of graphics. The computer system has a...
US-6,891,543 Method and system for optimally sharing memory between a host processor and graphics processor
A method and system according to the present invention provide for sharing memory between applications running on one or more CPUs, and acceleration ...
US-6,889,245 Tightly-coupled disk-to-CPU storage server
A storage server for efficiently retrieving data from a plurality of disks in response to user access requests. The server comprises a plurality of processors...
US-6,886,082 Information processing system
The object of this invention is to perform the sorting, compiling and joining of data at extremely high speeds. This is achieved by a distributed memory type...
US-6,883,128 PC and ATE integrated chip test equipment
The present invention relates to a test equipment of a chip memory device. A memory pattern test is implemented using a pattern generation substrate in which a...
US-6,880,047 Local emulation of data RAM utilizing write-through cache hardware within a CPU module
In a processor module having a local software visible data memory and a write through cache connected to an external memory space external to the processor...
US-6,879,178 Measuring current on a die
Disclosed are various systems, methods, and programs embodied in computer readable mediums for measuring current in a central processor unit (CPU) package. To...
US-6,877,082 Central processing unit including address generation system and instruction fetch apparatus
A disclosed address generation system includes a decrementer and a multiplexer. The decrementer produces a decremented address signal by subtracting a first...
US-6,873,608 Communication system utilizing host signal processing
The system utilizes host signal processing techniques applicable to cellular communication system devices which are integrated with a system incorporating a...
US-6,871,102 Apparatus and method for verifying memory coherency of duplication processor
An apparatus for verifying memory coherency of a duplication processor having a symmetrical structure includes: an active processor in which a standby memory...
US-6,859,434 Data transfer scheme in a communications system incorporating multiple processing elements
A novel data transfer scheme for efficiently transferring data between multiple data generating processing units in a processing element wherein each processing...
US-6,854,039 Memory management system and method providing increased memory access security
A memory management unit (MMU) is disclosed for managing a memory storing data arranged within a multiple memory pages. The memory management unit includes a...
US-6,853,385 Video, audio and graphics decode, composite and display system
A video, audio and graphics system uses multiple transport processors to receive in-band and out-of-band MPEG Transport streams, to perform PID and section...
US-6,851,042 Audio, fax and modem capabilities with a digital signal processor of a sound card of a computer system
An optional card including a digital signal processor (DSP) for use by a modem daughter board, where the modem daughter board is equipped with a data access...
US-6,851,036 Method and apparatus for controlling external devices through address translation buffer
A data processing system and a data processor in which the control information for controlling an external device, especially, a device having a PCMCIA interface...
US-6,848,046 SMM loader and execution mechanism for component software for multiple architectures
A method and system that enables executable content in the form of one or more software drivers or firmware volumes to be loaded into the System Management Mode...
US-6,848,015 Arbitration technique based on processor task priority
A computer system including multiple CPUs inform other logic in a computer system as to the priority level (e.g., task priority) associated with the CPU or...
US-6,847,882 Misfire detection system and method of median filtering
A processor having an embedded median filter routine, a method of median filtering using a vehicle's CPU, and a misfire detection system for an internal...
US-6,845,456 CPU utilization measurement techniques for use in power management
A computer system that has multiple performance states periodically obtains utilization information for a plurality of tasks operating on the processor and...
US-6,840,454 Data transmission method and card therefor
A portable article of the smart card type and a method of transmitting data to such an article. The article comprises an article body and an integrated circuit...
US-6,839,835 Method of loading initial program in processor system
In a processor system having a CPU, a RAM, and a communication portion for external communication, the operation of the central processing unit is stopped when...
US-6,836,848 Power management integrated circuit for overriding an internal frequency ID code of a processor and for...
An integrated circuit includes voltage identification (VID) logic and frequency identification logic (FID) for a CPU, as well as power good circuitry for...
US-6,836,838 Architecture for a processor complex of an arrayed pipelined processing engine
A processor complex architecture facilitates accurate passing of transient data among processor complex stages of a pipelined processing engine. The processor...
US-6,834,359 Method and system for testing a processor
A method for verifying the correctness of the functional behavior of a processor cooperating with software is provided. Furthermore, the method allows...
US-6,829,713 CPU power management based on utilization with lowest performance mode at the mid-utilization range
A demand-based method and system of central processing unit power management. The utilization of a central processing unit (CPU) during a sampling time interval...
US-6,829,303 Methods and apparatus for decoding images using dedicated hardware circuitry and a programmable processor
Video decoder methods and apparatus are described. In accordance with the invention, hardware decoder circuitry, e.g., intra-coded image decoding circuitry and...
US-6,825,827 Information processing apparatus
A mobile telephone 10 in accordance with the present invention includes a BBE unit 21 with a host CPU 11 as a core, an application unit 26 with an application...
US-6,824,069 Programmable thermostat system employing a touch screen unit for intuitive interactive interface with a user
A programmable thermostat system for controlling space conditioning equipment includes: a transparent touch pad juxtaposed over a liquid crystal display to...
US-6,823,516 System and method for dynamically adjusting to CPU performance changes
In a computer system having a processor capable of operating at a plurality of performance states, including a first and a second performance state, wherein...
US-6,823,511 Reader-writer lock for multiprocessor systems
A reader-writer lock minimizes writer and reader overhead by employing lock structures that are shared among groups of processors that have lower latencies. In...
US-6,823,475 PC-CPU motherboards with common fault-tolerant power supply
Processor modules (2) are supported side-by-side with one another to slide in and out of a cabinet (1) on tracks (6, 7), each module (2) including a PC-CPU...
US-6,816,809 Hardware based utilization metering
A hardware based utilization metering device, and a corresponding method are used in a computer system having one or more central processor units (CPUs) to...
US-6,816,374 High efficiency heat sink/air cooler system for heat-generating components
A high efficiency two-part heat sink and air cooler apparatus or system for heat generating components, such as CPUs (central processing units) or the like...
US-6,816,112 Hybrid RF/optical acquisition and tracking system and method
A hybrid optical and millimeter wave beam acquisition and tracking system and method. A host platform includes an INS and a GPS for generating geolocation data,...
US-6,813,697 Data processor and data processing system
A data processor includes the normal mode providing narrow access space of CPU and the advance mode providing wide access space. Even in the normal mode, the...
US-6,810,469 Storage system and method for data transfer between storage systems
There is realized a storage system which can reduce the limitation of a device number used by a host CPU at the time of duplexing data. A micro processor of a...
US-6,810,444 Memory system allowing fast operation of processor while using flash memory incapable of random access
A DMA control circuit controls DMA transfer between a flash memory and a main memory. An S/P bus conversion circuit converts serial data output from the flash...
US-6,807,620 Game system with graphics processor
The present invention relates to the architecture and use of a computer system optimized for the efficient modeling of graphics. The computer system has a...
US-6,804,759 Method and apparatus for detecting pipeline address conflict using compare of byte addresses
In a computer processor, a low-order portion of a virtual address for a pipelined operation is compared directly with the corresponding low-order portions of...
US-6,802,018 Method and apparatus to directly access a peripheral device when central processor operations are suspended
A method and apparatus for facilitating direct access to computer resources by a peripheral device while the computer's CPU is in a sleeping state. A peripheral...
US-6,802,015 Method for accelerating the speed of a CPU using a system command having an operation not associated with...
A computer system supports operation of a CPU at multiple clock speeds. Logic in the computer system predicts the performance requirements of the CPU, and...
US-6,801,207 Multimedia processor employing a shared CPU-graphics cache
A highly integrated multimedia processor employs a shared cache between tightly coupled central processing and graphics units to provide the graphics unit access...
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