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International Journal of Education and Management Engineering(IJEME)

ISSN: 2305-3623 (Print), ISSN: 2305-8463 (Online)

Published By: MECS Press

IJEME Vol.2, No.4, Apr. 2012

A Low Power Consumption Architecture Model for Multiple Processors on Optical Printed Circuit Board

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Author(s)

Xinjiang Shao,Jian Liu,Jiyu Jin,Zhisen Wang,Nianyu Zou

Index Terms

Optical interconnection; computer architecture; low power consumption; multiple processors

Abstract

Traditional single-core processors and multiprocessors architectures encounter some problems which are high heat generation, high cost to produce and high power consumption. In this paper, a model to achieve low power consumption by using several processors managed separately with useful energy saving strategies including switching the mode of processors, assign tasks to different CPUs, using optical fiber as transmitting media etc. is proposed. In this way, the architecture manages to disperse the energy dissipation. Some evaluations on power consumption, cost and performance are made which proves that it is an effective method to reduce the power consumption.

Cite This Paper

Xinjiang Shao,Jian Liu,Jiyu Jin,Zhisen Wang,Nianyu Zou,"A Low Power Consumption Architecture Model for Multiple Processors on Optical Printed Circuit Board", IJEME, vol.2, no.4, pp.16-21, 2012.

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