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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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Customers can grow as needed (processing power, bandwidth, cache memory and capacity) and still have a single logical storage system to manage.
Kingston guarantees its cache memory and memory modules to be 100% compatible with Compaq hardware, software and diagnostics designed for ProLinea E systems, Pentium models, and all carry Kingston's lifetime warranty.
Any RAID disk array with cache memory on the RAID controller should also have a battery backup module for added protection.
Other commercial applications being examined are the packaging of cache memory in close proximity to processors to enhance overall speed and very-compact solid state memory components.
To further support seamless real time video images and high-density multimedia services, the mobile application processor carries up to 64Kilo Bytes of cache memory.
To further support seamless real time video images and high-density multimedia services, the mobile CPU carries up to 64Kilo Bytes of cache memory.
5MB of L3 cache memory that will enable them to complete their projects quickly and efficiently.
One of the features that will definitely be attractive to our customers is the 6MB of L3 cache memory that will enable them to complete their massive compute projects faster than ever.
Additionally, OWC reduced prices on all of the company's Mercury Elite external FireWire/USB storage solutions, with the exception of its 250GB 7200RPM model with 8MBs cache memory that debuted in March.
Both processors include over 1 Mbyte of cache memory, 4 Gbyte/s of RapidIO(TM) bandwidth, and a 3.
These 7200RPM units are available with up to 250 Gigabytes of storage capacity and 8MBs of cache memory.