harddrive buffer size?

Discussion in 'Macintosh Computers' started by slipper, Jul 12, 2004.

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    slipper

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    musicpyrite

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    Think of it as L2 or L3 cache on a processor.

    It speeds up the search time of the drive.
     
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    FuzzyBallz

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    #3
    Do a search for cache at webopedia.com. Good site.
     
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    zakee00

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    EDIT: ah, looks like you have a better awnser up above :D
     
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