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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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Over one-hundred other improvements and fixes have been made to the WebSTAR Web server, RAM cache management, WebSTAR FTP, WebSTAR Proxy and much more.
The AMD K6 chip also includes 64K of internal RAM cache and MMX multimedia extensions.
AMEX:SOS), a leading provider of high-performance disk storage subsystems and solid state disks, announced today the AS/400's first open architecture Non-Volatile RAM Cache -- the newest addition to its Power Performance Solution storage family.