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cache memory

n
(Computer Science) computing a small area of memory in a computer that can be accessed very quickly
Translations
mémoire d'accès rapide
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In the presently all computer systems represents the cache memory is the important part because it reduces the speed of the processor[5].
Traditional solutions such as high-frequency microprocessors (MPUs) with cache memory are unsuited for real-time control because of the unpredictability characteristics of cache memory.
Nanowire memory devices also hold an additional advantage over flash memory, which despite its uses is unsuitable for one of the most crucial memory banks in a computer: the local cache memory in the central processor.
Cache memory is random access memory (RAM) that a computer microprocessor can access more quickly than it can access regular RAM.
CNS allows customers to add more controller nodes adding additional bandwidth, cache memory, processors and in some cases capacity as well.
The four-way set-associative cache memory is divided into two 32 Kbyte areas, one for instructions and one for data.
When the next dialogue box appears, click on the CD-ROM tab and reduce the cache memory down as far as 244.
The Pentium III Xeon bug rears its ugly head only when the 550MHz processors are equipped with either 512Kb or 1Mb of L2 cache memory.
The amount of memory you have on your PC will have a noticeable effect on your computer's performance, regardless of the processor speed, There are three types of memory that you should be concerned with: RAM (at least 32MB); secondary cache memory (256K) and video RAM (2MB).
Instead of wasting time accessing the flower hard disk repeatedly for the latest data, cache memory is able to dish it up quickly.
has begun shipping the new SCSI CacheMaster that adds Cache memory and/or RAM Disk to any SCSI computer system and can reduce disk access times to <.
The capacitorless device, Z-RAM (which stands for 'zero capacitor RAM') offers performance similar to the standard six-transistor static RAM (SRAM) cell used in cache memory but only has a single transistor.