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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 2MB's of backside cache has shown more than a twenty percent performance increase in popular desk top video applications such as Apple's Final Cut Pro(tm) over the same processor with 1MB.
Multiple setting and easy control of the MACh Speed's backside cache is achieved through the MACh Speed G3 Control software.
The MACh Speed G3 500 improves PowerMac G3 performance by supporting both a faster clock speed and a swifter backside cache speed as well.