memory cache


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Noun1.memory cache - (computer science) RAM memory that is set aside as a specialized buffer storage that is continually updatedmemory cache - (computer science) RAM memory that is set aside as a specialized buffer storage that is continually updated; used to optimize data transfers between system elements with different characteristics
buffer storage, buffer store, buffer - (computer science) a part of RAM used for temporary storage of data that is waiting to be sent to a device; used to compensate for differences in the rate of flow of data between components of a computer system
disk cache - a cache that stores copies of frequently used disk sectors in random access memory (RAM) so they can be read without accessing the slower disk
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
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Additionally, the iPod comes with 32MB of memory cache, 20-minute skip protection, and features an intuitive scroll wheel that lets you zip through menus and songs.
The eServer p690 contains the system-on-a-chip design with each chip containing two 1GHz processors, a memory cache and I/O interconnected with other components.
The ARM946E and ARM966E cells are macrocells that couple the core with a memory cache or static RAM.