Typical gate/transistor count for 32 bit FPU (NT)

By: Paul DeMone (pdemone.delete@this.igs.net), July 26, 2002 4:02 pm
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Martin Høyer Kristiansen (mhkristiansen@yahoo.dk) on 7/26/02 wrote:
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>Out of curiosity.
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>How many transistors does it typically take to implement a 32 bit FPU that can
>sustain 1 FMAC/cycle at say.. >1GHz in 0.13um ?

Including an approximation unit for division and square root but not a register
file, probably 1/3 to 1/2 million transistors. In terms of area, perhaps 1.5 to 2.0
mm2 in 0.13 um.
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Typical gate/transistor count for 32 bit FPU (NT)Martin Høyer Kristiansen2002/07/26 11:10 AM
  Damn, hit the NT button in the post above. (NT) (NT)Martin Høyer Kristiansen2002/07/26 11:11 AM
  Typical gate/transistor count for 32 bit FPU (NT)Paul DeMone2002/07/26 04:02 PM
    Typical gate/transistor count for 32 bit FPU (NT)Martin Høyer Kristiansen2002/07/30 10:39 AM
      Typical gate/transistor count for 32 bit FPU (NT)Paul DeMone2002/07/30 01:05 PM
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