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The divergence between processor and memory performance has been a well discussed aspect of computer architecture literature for some years. The recent use of multi-core processor designs has, however, brought new problems to the design of memory architectures - as more cores are added to each successive generation of processor, equivalent improvement in memory capacity and memory sub-systems must be made if the compute components of the processor are to remain sufficiently supplied with data. These issues combined with the traditional problem of designing cache-efficient code help to ensure that memory remains an on-going challenge for application and machine designers.
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