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wessambasil
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I want a report about Intel Xeon microprocessor

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Hello , I want a report or a research about Intel Xeon microprocessor which contains an information about a following :
-General background.
-Microprocessor architecture.
-A front side bus(FSB).
-An instruction set , or instruction set architecture (ISA).
-max cpu clock rate.

Please help me.
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Thomas_W_Intel
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  • General background. Tim's suggestion to look at wikipedia should cover ths.
  • Microprocessor architecture. I find the description in the Software Optimization Manual (available here)very helpful.
  • A front side bus(FSB). Today's Intel Xeon processors don't use the FSB anymore. If you only care about Xeon, you can skip this.
  • An instruction set , or instruction set architecture (ISA). Volume 2 of the Intel 64 and IA-32 Architectures Software Developers Manualslists them all. This is a rather lengthy document :)
  • max cpu clock rate. As Maxym hassuggested, you can look up yourprocessor onark.intel.comto find it's max (turbo) frequency.

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Maxym_D_Intel
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you might want to start from the following site - http://ark.intel.com/
TimP
Black Belt
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wikipedia may be interesting.
Thomas_W_Intel
Employee
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  • General background. Tim's suggestion to look at wikipedia should cover ths.
  • Microprocessor architecture. I find the description in the Software Optimization Manual (available here)very helpful.
  • A front side bus(FSB). Today's Intel Xeon processors don't use the FSB anymore. If you only care about Xeon, you can skip this.
  • An instruction set , or instruction set architecture (ISA). Volume 2 of the Intel 64 and IA-32 Architectures Software Developers Manualslists them all. This is a rather lengthy document :)
  • max cpu clock rate. As Maxym hassuggested, you can look up yourprocessor onark.intel.comto find it's max (turbo) frequency.

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