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cache

 [kash]
a memory mechanism used by a computer to accelerate access to information.

cache

[kash]
(in computer technology) a fast storage buffer in the central processing unit or hard drive used to increase the amount and speed of data processing. Also called cache memory.

cache

A storage area on a PC’s hard drive where the browser temporarily stores web pages and/or graphic elements.
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2] N bits, the latter does not use any bit and always sends N-1 coherence messages (invalidations or cache-to-cache transfer requests) when the home node cannot directly satisfy a certain cache miss (i.
a shows the average cache miss rate for all combinations of two different benchmarks in three situations: executing one thread and then the other (Sngl: single-thread), multithreaded execution with split caches (Sp), and multithreaded execution with a shared cache (Sh).
For most embedded systems, the cache miss rate is even bigger than 1%.
Customer Benchmark Showed 80% Reduction in Cache Miss Rate and Dramatic
The ARM10TDMI core employs parallel instruction execution, branch prediction, and the ability to continue executing in the presence of a cache miss to achieve high performance on real applications.