In addition, a new floating point unit (FPU) option enables embedded developers to accelerate system performance by as much as 120 times over software emulation.
What does FPU stand for?
FPU stands for Floating Point Unit
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The R8000 chip set consists of a superscalar integer unit, a dual floating point unit and two dual ported tag RAMs.
In addition, the SH7780 incorporates an on-chip floating point unit (FPU) with a maximum operating speed of 400 MHz.
He served as Director of WRL from 1999 through 2002, and previously worked on a variety of chip design and architecture projects including the MicroTitan Floating Point unit, BIPS, and ATOM, a binary code instrumentation system that forms the basis for a wide variety of program analysis and computer architecture analysis tools.
Employing an innovative design, the AMD Duron processor features a sophisticated cache architecture with 192KB of total on-chip cache, a high-speed 200MHz front-side bus, and a super scalar floating point unit with 3DNow
Microway's CTO, Stephen Fried, commented, "The latest Intel architecture is especially interesting for applications that can take advantage of the SIMD floating point units found in Dual-Core Intel(R) Xeon(R) processors.
It also features a sophisticated cache architecture with 192KB of total on-chip cache and data pre-fetch, a high-speed 200MHz front-side bus, and a superscalar floating point unit with support for AMD's 3DNow
With the addition of a high-performance double precision Floating Point Unit and hi-speed USB 2.