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The Hewlett Packard PA-RISC 8500 Processor

Freeburn, Catherine

HPL-98-126R1

Keyword(s):PA RISC 8500; PA family; RISC architecture; superscalar architecture

Abstract:This paper discusses the design principles of RISC and superscalar processors with particular emphasis given to the design of Hewlett Packard's PA RISC 8500 processor. This piece of work was done as part of a MSc course in Computer Science. No proprietary material was used for reference.

15 Pages

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