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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.
CoD is a method of dividing each Broadwell-EX chip into a series of smaller, independent cores with localized data within the L3 cache.
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.
While bearing no L3 cache, just like a quad-core Athlon II, the Phenom II X4 840 @3.
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.
com , although the MacBook Pro version is rumored to contain 3MB of L3 cache as well.
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.
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It also has 8-way multitasking capability and additional L3 cache.
The large L2 cache will definitely help ensure higher single-threaded performance than current processors, and the rather enormous L3 cache will optimize memory bandwidth.
The chip has 4MB of L3 cache, which is pretty hefty.