GATE | GATE CS 2012 | Question 46

Register renaming is done in pipelined processors
(A) as an alternative to register allocation at compile time
(B) for efficient access to function parameters and local variables
(C) to handle certain kinds of hazards
(D) as part of address translation

Answer: (C)

Explanation: Register renaming is done to avoid WAR and WAW data hazards.

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