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Processor Performance Enhancement Using a Memory Cache Scheme

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000036982D
Original Publication Date: 1989-Nov-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Jan-29

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Hoover, RD Irish, JD Rubish, JR [+details]

Abstract

Within a processor, obtaining a faster access to main storage usually results in enhanced performance. One way of increasing this access speed is to provide a copy of main storage within the processor itself. This storage buffering is commonly known as a main-store cache.