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 What is cache memory in Linux?

Answer Cache memory is a memory-management technique used by the Linux operating system to speed up programs and reduce wear on physical media like hard drives.Accessing InformationThe two major places fr... Read More »
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What is the major difference between cache memory and ram(main memory)?

Cache is memory built directly onto the cpu itself and is therefore incredibly faster but usually very small (less than 6mb most of the time for even the newest processor) ram memory is the next fa... Read More »
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What is cache memory on a computer?

A computer uses an Internet browser to access and use the Internet. A cache is part of a browser. This cache stores information from the web pages visited and keeps the information so that they are... Read More »
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What is cache memory used for?

Your computer uses cache memory to quickly access frequently used data. The cache memory makes up a small portion of your computer’s RAM (Random Access Memory). Whenever your computer’s CPU (Ce... Read More »
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What is the memory cache on the processor chip called?

CPUs have a built-in memory cache called the L1 cache. The L1 cache is made from SRAM, as opposed to the DRAM of main memory, and this makes the SRAM a great deal faster, but also more expensive th... Read More »
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