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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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9MB L2 cache and 36MB of L3 cache activated per processor card.
4 GHz Quad-Core Intel Xeon E5620 processors with 12MB of fully-shared L3 cache per processor;
On the SPECjbb2000 Java benchmark, the Foster chips saw a 19% increase in performance, while the Gallatin 3GHz/4MB with nearly twice the clocks and four times the L3 cache only saw a 16% gain from HT.
0GHz with out-of-order execution and superior L3 cache to address the most demanding control-plane processing requirements in communications, networking, storage and security applications.
93 GHz, 64 KB L1 cache and 256 KB L2 cache per core, 8 MB L3 cache per processor, 48 GB main memory, running Windows Server 2008 Enterprise Edition, SQL Server 2008 and SAP enhancement package 4 for SAP ERP 6.
A base xSeries 365 with a single 2GHz Gallatin with 1MB of L3 cache memory, 2GB of main memory, and no disk drives costs $7,039.
The Primergy N4000 was a 7U server that supported four 900MHz/2MB L3 cache or 1GHz/4MB L3 cache Itaniums, 64GB of main memory, two disk drives, and 10 PCI expansion slots of an entry price of around $30,000 for a one CPU, 1GB configuration.
25 MB L2 cache, 9 MB L3 cache, 24 GB main memory (2) Results of the two-tier SAP SD Standard Application Benchmark as of Sept.
The chip has 4MB of L3 cache, which is pretty hefty.
Cache-sensitive transactional applications such as Web, database and email servers can benefit from the addition of a 2MB shared L3 cache.