2.1.3 - Explain the use of Cache memory.

Cache
  • used to speed up processing as data is pre-loaded
  • pre-loading of data for CPU from memory to make access quicker
  • data used earlier stored to ensure next loading is faster
  • small space
  • types:
    • hard drive: minimal distance between hard drive and pointer reading magnetic fields

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Created By: Lucie Magister
Last update: 19.03.2015

Sources:
  • Class Notes.