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Old 02-13-2006, 08:09 PM   #1 (permalink)
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you know processors they have the fsb and the cache like 512k or 1mb is this how fast it takes things of the memory to read it like hard drive cache. sorry for the laak of english also what does L1 and L2 mean
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cache is just like a speed dial on a phone... it recognizes the most used programs and when you use them, opens them up faster as if something was in the cache
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Old 02-14-2006, 04:13 PM   #3 (permalink)
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L1 is closer to the CPU and runs much faster. Its very fast memory. L2 is larger and slower and sends it to the L1.
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