The greendroid mobile application processor: An architecture for silicon's dark future

Nathan Goulding-Hotta, Jack Sampson, Ganesh Venkatesh, Saturnino Garcia, Joe Auricchio, Po Chao Huang, Manish Arora, Siddhartha Nath, Vikram Bhatt, Jonathan Babb, Steven Swanson, Michael Bedford Taylor

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Abstract

Dark silicon has emerged as the fundamental limiter in modern processor design. The GreenDroid mobile application processor demonstrates an approach that uses dark silicon to execute general-purpose smartphone applications with 11 times less energy than today's most energy-efficient designs.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number5719585
Pages (from-to)86-95
Number of pages10
JournalIEEE Micro
Volume31
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 1 2011

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Software
  • Hardware and Architecture
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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Goulding-Hotta, N., Sampson, J., Venkatesh, G., Garcia, S., Auricchio, J., Huang, P. C., Arora, M., Nath, S., Bhatt, V., Babb, J., Swanson, S., & Taylor, M. B. (2011). The greendroid mobile application processor: An architecture for silicon's dark future. IEEE Micro, 31(2), 86-95. [5719585]. https://doi.org/10.1109/MM.2011.18