Instruction set for bi-directional conversion and transfer of integer and floating point data

  • US 20020133691A1
  • Filed: 04/10/2002
  • Published: 09/19/2002
  • Est. Priority Date: 11/29/1997
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A floating point register file within a microprocessor, the floating point register file comprising:

  • a plurality of floating point registers, for storing floating point numbers in extended precision format; and

    conversion logic, coupled to said plurality of floating point registers, configured to convert said floating point numbers into integers, and to store said integers into said plurality of floating point registers.

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