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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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13-micron generic process) -- Optimized cacheless SRAM memory interface that enables deterministic performance and reduces die size -- 5-stage pipeline that allows most instructions to execute in one cycle -- Power consumption as low as 0.
Another Cisco IOS capability, Cisco Express Forwarding (CEF), enables fully distributed cacheless routing to maximize performance and functionality in large, complex networks with dynamic traffic patterns.
With Fusion Memory, IDT now enables manufacturers to offer this performance benefit at a lower incremental cost, making it economical for use in low-end systems that might otherwise be cacheless," added Sando.
He also added that Intel's PCI Components Division believes SDRAM is an attractive option for cacheless systems.