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The problem with prefetch

The problem with prefetch

Posted May 24, 2011 21:11 UTC (Tue) by dgm (subscriber, #49227)
In reply to: The problem with prefetch by alvieboy
Parent article: The problem with prefetch

Correct me if I'm wrong, but I think that fast SRAM is not only expensive, but also has to be very close to the processor core (ideally on the same die) to be effective.
Expensive and fast RAM close to the processor... hummm... isn't that the cache?


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