SPPU Computer Engineering (Semester 3)
Computer Organization
June 2015
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(1) Assume appropriate data and state your reasons
(2) Marks are given to the right of every question
(3) Draw neat diagrams wherever necessary

Answer any one question from Q1 and Q2
1 (a) Differentiate between microprocessor and micro-controller.
6 M
1 (b) What is the need of coprocessor? How is it interface with CPU?
6 M

2 (a) What are the factors to be considered for processor level parallelism?
6 M
2 (b) Differentiate between RISC and CISC.
6 M

Answer any one question from Q3 and Q4
3 (a) Explain the design of multiplier control unit using Delay Element method.
6 M
3 (b) What is microprogrammed control unit design? Draw and explain basic structure of micro-programmed control unit.
7 M

4 (a) Write a short note on sequential ALU.
7 M
4 (b) Write and explain control sequence for ADD [R3], R1.
6 M

Answer any one question from Q5 and Q6
5 (a) Compare memory mapped I/O and IO mapped I/O.
4 M
5 (b) What are different types of bus interfaces? Explain in detail USB bus organization.
8 M

6 (a) Write a short note on Intel Nehalem memory organization.
6 M
6 (b) What is need of DMA ? How it works?
6 M

Write short notes on (any two):
7 (a) AMD Multicore Opteron
7 M
Answer any one question from Q7 and Q8
7 (b) IBM Cell Broadband Engine.
7 M
7 (c) Power PC.
7 M

8 (a) What do you mean by 64 bit architectures ? What are features of it?
6 M
8 (b) What are the features of IA-64 model?
7 M

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