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US-6,442,700 Thermal control within systems having multiple CPU performance states
In a computer system having a processor capable of operating at a plurality of performance states, wherein the plurality of performance states includes a low...
US-6,442,697 Method and apparatus to control processor power and performance for single phase lock loop (PLL) processor systems
An integrated circuit contains a central processing unit ("CPU"), a graphic control hub ("GCH"), a memory control hub ("MCH"), and a phase lock loop ("PLL"). The...
US-6,442,669 Architecture for a process 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-6,442,632 System resource arbitration mechanism for a host bridge
A computer system is disclosed with a host bridge that arbitrates access to a system resource from a CPU via a host bus and from a set of bus agents via a...
US-6,441,896 Method and apparatus for measuring spatial uniformity of radiation
A method and apparatus for measuring the spatial uniformity of the intensity of a radiation beam from a radiation source based on a single sampling time and/or a...
US-6,441,845 Image pickup apparatus enlarging a dynamic range of an image pickup signal
An endoscopic image pickup apparatus includes a camera head incorporating image pickup apparatus, a scope to which the camera head is connected detachably, and a...
US-6,438,704 System and method for scheduling use of system resources among a plurality of limited users
A computer system allocates processor time to multiple users. A systems operator or other administrator specifies to the computer a share of processor time for...
US-6,437,979 Processor arrangement and thermal interface
A computer platform according to this invention includes a housing. A CPU board is located within the housing and a power pod assembly is located adjacent a...
US-6,434,665 Cache memory store buffer
Methods and an apparatus for storing information in a processing device with flexible security are disclosed. In one embodiment, an apparatus processes...
US-6,434,650 Apparatus and method for multiplexing bi-directional data onto a low pin count bus between a host CPU and...
An apparatus and method for communication between a host CPU and a security co-processor are disclosed, in which a bus having a bi-directional data and command...
US-6,434,620 TCP/IP offload network interface device
An intelligent network interface card (INIC) or communication processing device (CPD) works with a host computer for data communication. The device provides a...
US-6,430,592 System for sharing CPU time amongst multiple users
A computer system allocates processor time to multiple users. A systems operator or other administrator specifies to the computer a share of processor time for...
US-6,427,201 Information processing apparatus for entertainment system utilizing DMA-controlled high-speed transfer and...
Routine processing for routine data, non-routine processing for routine data and general non-routine processing are to be processed efficiently. To this end, a...
US-6,427,181 Method of and apparatus for processing information, and providing medium
A video entertainment system includes a media processor for processing information. The media processor has a system bus with an external device connected...
US-6,427,173 Intelligent network interfaced device and system for accelerated communication
An intelligent network interface card (INIC) or communication processing device (CPD) works with a host computer for data communication. The device provides a...
US-6,421,741 Switching between active-replication and active-standby for data synchronization in virtual synchrony
Disclosed is a method and apparatus for causing CPUs comprising portions of a fault tolerant process group to operate in an active-standby mode when ...
US-6,418,528 Floating point unit pipeline synchronized with processor pipeline
An FPU pipeline is synchronized with a CPU pipeline. Synchronization is achieved by having stalls and freezes in any one pipeline cause stalls and freezes in the...
US-6,418,145 Internet protocol layer processor
An internet protocol (IP) layer processor has an IP header processing section for checking a defect in an IP header of a first ATM cell of an AAL5 frame, and a...
US-6,415,181 Implantable medical device incorporating adiabatic clock-powered logic
Improved operating system architecture for an implantable medical device incorporating adiabatic clock-powered logic alone or in conjunction with conventional...
US-6,414,954 Picture processing system and method
A picture processing system includes a host CPU for storing a series of PID values for packets to be processed, a next PID register, a present PID register, and...
US-6,414,689 Graphics engine FIFO interface architecture
A Graphics Engine (GE) FIFO interface architecture that allows the transfers of reduced address information from the GE to the frame buffer is provided. The FIFO...
US-6,412,024 Sound board emulation using digital signal processor
An improved audio-output device coupleable to a computer system, in which a DSP operating under software control emulates a common command interface. The command...
US-6,408,369 Internal copy for a storage controller
A storage system has a storage controller connected to a plurality of storage devices. The described system and method transfer physical data from a first...
US-6,405,233 Unaligned semaphore adder
A technique for receiving a first data from a storage location in which the first data is not stored fully aligned within processor data boundaries for data...
US-6,401,197 Microprocessor and multiprocessor system
A microprocessor for use in a multiprocessor system and having a simple mechanism for initializing the multiprocessor system is provided. A CPU (11) which...
US-6,397,340 Real-time power conservation for electronic device having a processor
A real-time power conservation apparatus and method for portable computers employs a monitor to determine whether a CPU may rest based upon a real-time sampling...
US-6,397,237 Methods and apparatus for implementing and using processors with sign function capability
Methods and apparatus for implementing and using a sign(x) function are described. In accordance with the present invention, the sign(x) function is implemented...
US-6,396,030 Robot control device
A control system includes a control section provided with a CPU (processor) for controlling a machine to be controlled, an operating section provided with an...
US-6,393,530 Paging method for DSP
A multi-processor system includes a global bus (14) having associated therewith a global address space with a plurality of processor nodes (10) associated...
US-6,393,487 Passing a communication control block to a local device such that a message is processed on the device
A system for protocol processing in a computer network has an intelligent network interface card (INIC) or communication processing device (CPD) associated with...
US-6,389,479 Intelligent network interface device and system for accelerated communication
An intelligent network interface card (INIC) or communication processing device (CPD) works with a host computer for data communication. The device provides a...
US-6,389,315 Implantable medical device incorporating self-timed logic
Improved operating system architecture for an implantable medical device incorporating self-timed logic for reducing power consumption and increasing and...
US-6,380,935 circuit and method for processing render commands in a tile-based graphics system
A method performed in a graphics processor associates at least a portion (e.g. a triangle) of each primitive received from a CPU with each tile that is affected...
US-6,378,021 Switch control method and apparatus in a system having a plurality of processors
In an information processing apparatus having a crossbar switch, registers are provided for logical division of a connection of the crossbar switch into a...
US-6,374,328 Generation computer with program-in-chips (PIC)
A new generation computer system includes a CPU console having a processor and core system circuitry formed on a motherboard, at least one storage device, such...
US-6,366,877 Method and device for emulation of peripheral input/output (I/O) controller of a computer system
A reception/transmission circuit 20 receives and transmits data from and to a keyboard 16 and mouse 18. An output buffer 42 temporarily stores data from the...
US-6,363,207 Method and apparatus for a virtual system time clock for digital audio/video processor
A digital video processor and operating method for a receiving raw audio and video data representing images and sound to be played. The processor includes a...
US-6,363,145 Apparatus and method for automated voice analysis in ACD silent call monitoring
A method and system for automated silent call monitoring in an automatic call distributor (ACD) environment includes configuring a set of call performance...
US-6,357,024 Electronic system and method for implementing functional redundancy checking by comparing signatures having...
An electronic system and method are presented for the implementation of functional redundancy checking (FRC) by comparing "signatures" produced by two different...
US-6,357,020 Method and system for low level testing of central electronics complex hardware using Test nano Kernel
The method and system of the present invention provides for a test tool consisting of a Test nano Kernel and supported test programs (exercisers) which...
US-6,356,435 CPU fan assembly
An apparatus and method for cooling heat generating components within a compartment are disclosed. A cooling assembly isolates heat produced by a processor in a...
US-6,353,854 Automatic reconfiguration system for change in management servers having protocol destination addresses
A client on a network is provided with auxiliary low power logic, at the network adoptor, that is always active and simulates network traffic (e.g., Ethernet...
US-6,353,569 Semiconductor memory device
A memory structure/circuit has at least two memory cell arrays connected to each other in a hierarchy. The bit lines of the two or more memory cell arrays are...
US-6,353,440 Hardware assist for YUV data format conversion to software MPEG decoder
A display controller assists a host processor in decoding MPEG data. The display controller receives YUV data in non-pixel video format from a host CPU and...
US-6,351,774 Concurrent programming apparatus and method for electronic devices
A computer controlled group of programmer sites are provided to burn in or enter operating code into various types of programmable electronic devices, such as...
US-6,351,400 Method and apparatus for a solar power conditioner
A method and apparatus for supplementing electrical power production during peak demand power consumption is presented. A solar power conditioner converts DC...
US-6,347,294 Upgradeable highly integrated embedded CPU system
A system and method in accordance with the present invention provides for an embedded CPU system which is upgradeable through the use of an external CPU which...
US-6,345,282 Multi-processor data synchronization method and apparatus
Disclosed is a method and an apparatus that can provide backup CPU data synchronization in a time minimization process. All external messages received, that are...
US-6,335,935 Network switching architecture with fast filtering processor
A network switch for network communications includes a first data port interface supporting a plurality of data ports transmitting and receiving data at a first...
US-6,334,153 Passing a communication control block from host to a local device such that a message is processed on the device
A system for protocol processing in a computer network has an intelligent network interface card (INIC) or communication processing device (CPD) associated with...
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