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US-6,557,065 CPU expandability bus
Embodiments of the present invention provide a computer system with a high speed, high bandwidth expandability bus for integrated and non-integrated CPU...
US-6,553,435 DMA transfer method for a system including a single-chip processor with a processing core and a device...
A single-chip central processing unit (CPU) includes a processing core and a complete cache-coherent I/O system that operates asynchronously with the processing...
US-6,552,753 Method and apparatus for maintaining uniform sound volume for televisions and other systems
Apparatus for maintaining uniform volume in television or audio system forms part of television set and contains an eight-bit DSP having a CPU, RAM and ROM...
US-6,546,449 Video controller for accessing data in a system and method thereof
A central processor unit (CPU) is connected to a system/graphics controller generally comprising a monolithic semiconductor device. The system/graphics...
US-6,542,983 Microcomputer/floating point processor interface and method
In a computer system having a central processing unit (CPU) execution pipeline and a floating point unit (FPU) execution pipeline, the CPU execution pipeline...
US-6,542,950 Self-adaptive processor overload control system
The self-adaptive processor overload control system provides real time overload control and is fast to respond to processing overload conditions. The...
US-6,539,500 System and method for tracing
The present invention discloses a system and method for implementing instruction tracing in a computer system and in particular a computer system with a tightly...
US-6,535,942 Method for reducing processor interrupt load
A method for reducing interrupt load in a multi-processor system is disclosed, whereby two central processors executing a real-time operating system can...
US-6,532,019 Input/output integrated circuit hub incorporating a RAMDAC
A computer system includes a first integrated circuit that has a central processing unit (CPU) and a graphics controller. An I/O hub, which is coupled to a...
US-6,529,981 Bus arbiter
A bus arbiter capable of avoiding needless increase in circuit scale is provided. The bus arbiter controls a bus shared by a CPU (central processing unit) and a...
US-6,529,930 Methods and apparatus for performing a signed saturation operation
Methods and apparatus for performing signed saturation of binary numbers to arbitrary powers of two are described. Given an n-bit signed binary word, the methods...
US-6,526,163 Ultrasound system with parallel processing architecture
An ultrasound system operating on a personal computer architecture comprising multiple processors controlled to operate in parallel to share ultrasound...
US-6,525,985 Semiconductor memory device
A memory structure/circuit has at least two memory cell arrays connected to each other in a hierarchy. The bit lines of the two or more memory cell arrays are...
US-6,525,690 Golf course yardage and information system with zone detection
A player position determining and course management system for a golf course having a plurality of roving units for use by players in playing the course is...
US-6,523,136 Semiconductor integrated circuit device with processor
A multiplexer is provided for selecting Central Processing Unit (CPU) operation trace information sent from a debug support unit and an internal signal on an...
US-6,523,095 Method and data processing system for using quick decode instructions
A cache line of a cache (230) contains a modifiable instruction. The modifiable instruction is decoded by a central processor unit (210) (CPU) which performs the...
US-6,513,124 Method and apparatus for controlling operating speed of processor in computer
The number of executed instructions (I.sub.u) in a user mode as one of performance indexes of a computer, and the total number of executed instructions (I.sub.t)...
US-6,513,102 Internal copy for a storage controller
A storage system has a storage controller connected to a plurality of storage devices. The described system and method transfer physical data from a first...
US-6,502,182 Digital signal processing device
A digital signal processing device applicable to a signal processing system using a CPU is mainly configured by an external memory and a digital signal processor...
US-6,499,059 Method of controlling a network element using a service profile and apparatus of the same
A network element (NE) for a communications network, particularly for a synchronous digital communications system, is disclosed. It comprises a controller (CT)...
US-6,496,940 Multiple processor system with standby sparing
A multiprocessor system includes a number of sub-processor systems, each substantially identically constructed, and each comprising a central processing unit...
US-6,487,606 System and method for delivering messages through a totem communications system
An improvement is disclosed for a Totem system having a network and a plurality of host processors connectable to the network, each of which host processors...
US-6,484,272 Gate close balking for fair gating in a nonuniform memory architecture data processing system
In a NUMA architecture, processors in the same CPU module with a processor opening a spin gate tend to have preferential access to a spin gate in memory when...
US-6,480,973 Gate close failure notification for fair gating in a nonuniform memory architecture data processing system
In a NUMA architecture, processors in the same CPU module with a processor opening a spin gate tend to have preferential access to a spin gate in memory when...
US-6,480,924 Application specific integrated circuit and transceiver with multi-mode connection
The present invention relates to an application specific integrated circuit (ASIC) comprising an integrated central processor unit (CPU) (10), an integrated...
US-6,480,919 Method and apparatus for providing seamless hooking and intercepting of selected kernel and hal exported entry...
In a computer system having at least one host processor, a method and apparatus for providing seamless hooking and interception of selected entrypoints includes...
US-6,480,906 Concurrent programming apparatus with status detection capability
A computer controlled group of programmer sites are provided to burn in or enter operating code into various types of programmable electronic devices, such as...
US-6,473,831 Method and system for providing universal memory bus and module
A memory card in accordance with the present invention allows a variety of memory devices to interface with a processor. The memory card comprises a data base...
US-6,473,822 Digital signal processing apparatus
A digital signal processing apparatus for processing a plurality of video signals and a plurality of audio signals is provided, and comprises a computer...
US-6,470,242 Display monitor for golf cart yardage and information system
A player position determining and course management system for a golf course having a plurality of roving units for use by players in playing the course is...
US-6,469,703 System of accessing data in a graphics system and method thereof
A central processor unit (CPU) is connected to a system/graphics controller generally comprising a monolithic semiconductor device. The system/graphics...
US-6,466,825 Method and apparatus for address transfers, system serialization, and centralized cache and transaction...
A preferred embodiment of a symmetric multiprocessor system includes a switched fabric (switch matrix) for data transfers that provides multiple concurrent buses...
US-6,466,672 Audio signal control system and method therefor
An audio signal control system has a fader control, a memory store, a CPU controlling operation of the memory store and outputting signals to a digital signal...
US-6,463,051 Internet calling system
A system and method for placing long distance calls from a telephone through the Internet and for receiving telephone calls on a telephone from the Internet is...
US-6,462,651 Gear indicator
A gear indicator provides a display to a motorcycle driver of which gear the motorcycle is currently operating in. The gear indicator is used with a gear...
US-6,457,074 Direct memory access data transfers
A digital system has a host processor 200 with a bus controller 210 and peripherals 220(0)-220(31) interconnected by an interconnect bus 230. 32 peripherals are...
US-6,456,628 DSP intercommunication network
A multi-processor system includes a global bus (14) with a global address space and a plurality of processor nodes (10). Each of the processor nodes (10) has a...
US-6,456,367 Rangefinder apparatus
A rangefinder apparatus includes an infrared emitting diode projecting a light beam toward a target object several times; a position sensing device (PSD) for...
US-6,453,388 Computer system having a bus interface unit for prefetching data from system memory
A computer system, a bus interface unit, and a method for prefetching data from system memory to a central processing unit (CPU). The system includes a dynamic...
US-6,446,163 Memory card with signal processing element
A memory card having a memory bus controller is provided which card has a signal processing element preferably a digital signal processor (DSP) thereon, which...
US-6,442,700 Thermal control within systems having multiple CPU performance states
In a computer system having a processor capable of operating at a plurality of performance states, wherein the plurality of performance states includes a low...
US-6,442,697 Method and apparatus to control processor power and performance for single phase lock loop (PLL) processor systems
An integrated circuit contains a central processing unit ("CPU"), a graphic control hub ("GCH"), a memory control hub ("MCH"), and a phase lock loop ("PLL"). The...
US-6,442,669 Architecture for a process complex of an arrayed pipelined processing engine
A processor complex architecture facilitates accurate passing of transient data among processor complex stages of a pipelined processing engine. The processor...
US-6,442,632 System resource arbitration mechanism for a host bridge
A computer system is disclosed with a host bridge that arbitrates access to a system resource from a CPU via a host bus and from a set of bus agents via a...
US-6,441,896 Method and apparatus for measuring spatial uniformity of radiation
A method and apparatus for measuring the spatial uniformity of the intensity of a radiation beam from a radiation source based on a single sampling time and/or a...
US-6,441,845 Image pickup apparatus enlarging a dynamic range of an image pickup signal
An endoscopic image pickup apparatus includes a camera head incorporating image pickup apparatus, a scope to which the camera head is connected detachably, and a...
US-6,438,704 System and method for scheduling use of system resources among a plurality of limited users
A computer system allocates processor time to multiple users. A systems operator or other administrator specifies to the computer a share of processor time for...
US-6,437,979 Processor arrangement and thermal interface
A computer platform according to this invention includes a housing. A CPU board is located within the housing and a power pod assembly is located adjacent a...
US-6,434,665 Cache memory store buffer
Methods and an apparatus for storing information in a processing device with flexible security are disclosed. In one embodiment, an apparatus processes...
US-6,434,650 Apparatus and method for multiplexing bi-directional data onto a low pin count bus between a host CPU and...
An apparatus and method for communication between a host CPU and a security co-processor are disclosed, in which a bus having a bi-directional data and command...
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