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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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The systems also use the newly designed CPU module with 256-KB of integrated read/write-back cache RAM for increased system performance.
The $4,095 EISA model includes most of the same basic features but adds a 128K cache RAM and a 340MB SCSI drive and controller.
SmartRAID IV accepts standard SIMMs or DPT's exclusive SmartCorrect ECC-protected SIMMs, which detects and corrects any data corruption within the controller's cache RAM, data paths and SCSI bus/cable.