Question Paper: Computer Organization & Architecture : Question Paper Dec 2015 - Computer Engineering (Semester 3) | Pune University (PU)
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Computer Organization & Architecture - Dec 2015

Computer Engg (Semester 3)

TOTAL MARKS: 100
TOTAL TIME: 3 HOURS
(1) Question 1 is compulsory.
(2) Attempt any four from the remaining questions.
(3) Assume data wherever required.
(4) Figures to the right indicate full marks.


Solve any one question from Q1 and Q2

1 (a) Explain Booth's multiplication algorithm. Multiply 4 and 6 by using it.(8 marks) 1 (b) Write a short note on integer and floating point data representation.(4 marks) 2 (a) Determine how hardware, software and architecture jointly determine performance of a computer system.(6 marks) 2 (b) Explain different addressing modes with example. Discuss drawback of relative addressing mode.(6 marks)


Solve any one question from Q3 and Q4

3 (a) Explain with example working of multistage pipeline.(7 marks) 3 (b) Write a short note on Intel Nehalem Organization.(6 marks) 4 (a) What is pipeline? Explain how it affects speed of execution.(7 marks) 4 (b) What is classical method of control unit design?(6 marks)


Solve any one question from Q5 and Q6

5 (a) Write a short note on DDR3 memory organization.(6 marks) 5 (b) Explain in detail Direct Memory Access (DMA).(6 marks) 6 (a) What is IO mapped IO and memory mapped IO?(4 marks) 6 (b) What is NUMA and UMA? Explain in detail.(8 marks)


Solve any one question from Q7 and Q8

7 (a) Draw block diagram and explain the role of each block of sun ultraspark T1.(6 marks) 7 (b) Write a short note on IBM Cell Broadband Engine (CBE).(7 marks) 8 (a) Explain in detail and justify features of IA-64 model.(8 marks) 8 (b) Draw block diagram of NVDIA GPU architecture.(5 marks)

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