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access time

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The time required for a computer program or device to locate and retrieve, or to write and store, a piece of data.

access time

n
(Computer Science) computing the time required to retrieve a piece of stored information
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Noun1.access time - (computer science) the interval between the time data is requested by the system and the time the data is provided by the driveaccess time - (computer science) the interval between the time data is requested by the system and the time the data is provided by the drive; "access time is the sum of seek time and rotational latency and command processing overhead"
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
seek time - (computer science) the time it takes for a read/write head to move to a specific data track
interval, time interval - a definite length of time marked off by two instants
latency, rotational latency - (computer science) the time it takes for a specific block of data on a data track to rotate around to the read/write head
command overhead, command processing overhead, command processing overhead time, overhead - (computer science) the processing time required by a device prior to the execution of a command
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access time

n (Comput) → tempo di accesso
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Commodity processors support a modest number of concurrent memory accesses but reduce the effective memory access time by adding large and often multilevel cache memory systems.
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Dual-operating data flash memory (simultaneous code execution and internal EEPROM emulation) enables engineers to reduce memory access time and simplify software design, while eliminating the need for memory banking also helps them increase operating speed and reduce system costs.