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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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Fig 5&6 shows the simulation of the design using when 64K byte size with 2 way set associative cache is chosen and the processor requested for read a location address (re = 1), while Miss occurs (hit0 & hit1 = 0) and (dirty0 & dirty1= 0) with (LRU = 1) so the cache controller is stalled the processor for (8 clock cycles) until storing the previous data line which has the same index value and reads the requested address from the main memory to the Way1 of cache memory.
So the cache memory performance has huge impact in system performance.
However, the cache memory and processing power are still limited and not scalable and at some point may be a bottleneck.
Any RAID disk array with cache memory on the RAID controller should also have a battery backup module for added protection.
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.
Other improvements to the 7455, including increased cache memory performance and enhancements to the AltiVec unit, also greatly improve total SBC performance.
Featuring increased cache memory for greater performance, the AMD Athlon XP processor 3000+ outperforms competing desktop PC processors by up to 17 percent on a variety of industry standard software benchmarks.
The matrix interconnect is comprised of up to 128 point-to-point connections directly linking each of the front-end channel directors to every region of global cache memory, as well as linking every region of global cache memory directly to each back-end disk director.