EE 4720, Computer Architecture

When / Where / Details

Spring 2021: MWF 9:30-10:20 CT, Room 1206 Taylor Hall Spring 2021 Syllabus
Another challenging but also cool course: Register for GPU Microarchitecture (EE 7722) and learn about the Other Way to organize a CPU, and how to write cool animations including the video on the course home page.

Offered By

David M. Koppelman

Study Guides

How to study for the big problems that might appear on the midterm and final exam. Includes good problems to study.

Lectures: Current  Previous Lectures

Slides used in class. Changes and additions made yearly, so use the latest available version.

Homework & Exams

Homework assignments and exams, some with solutions.


A number assigned to each assignment or a letter assigned to each student indicating the demonstrated grasp of the material.


Instructions for using software needed for assignments.


Includes ISA manuals and SPIM documentation.

MIPS Implementations in Verilog

Verilog descriptions of the MIPS implementations used in class. Code is currently in an early state of refinement.

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30 April 2021, 14:09:54 CDT
The final exam can be turned in a few hours late without penalty. Try to get it in before midnight.

30 April 2021, 9:36:10 CDT
For final exam problem 1d, change "or r9, r9, r14" to "or r9, r7, r14". That is, there should not be a true dependency between the two instructions. Note that only the code needs to be changed, the problem text is correct.

27 April 2021, 18:44:23 CDT
The Solve-Home Final Exam is available, due Friday, 30 April at 16:00 CDT. (For those who already left town, it's due 2100 UTC.)

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