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cache

 [kash]
a memory mechanism used by a computer to accelerate access to information.

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 same data pattern to the external cache system results in 150Mbytes/second of data throughput to the application.
Note that the DEC processor (DEC 21164) used on the DEC 8400 5[Beta]00 has two levels of internal cache of size equal to 8KB and 96KB, respectively, and an external cache of between 1MB and 64MB.
At 360 MHz, with 2 MBytes external cache, the UltraSPARC-IIi processor-based module provides an estimated SPECint95 of 15.2 and SPECfp95 of 19.9.