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a cache that stores copies of frequently used disk sectors in random access memory (RAM) so they can be read without accessing the slower disk

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The DiamondMax 40 also uses Maxtor DualWave twin processor technology for a 10x boost in host command processing speed, 2 MB of high speed 100 MHz SDRAM for the cache buffer, and an UltraDMA 66 interface for up to 66 MB per second transfer rates.
The large record size was 8192 bytes, the size of a file system block and cache buffer.
All 1TB/platter 7,200 RPM and Coolspin versions ship with a 32MB cache buffer and a 6Gb/second Serial ATA interface.
The Ultimate SU800 supports both SLC Caching and DRAM Cache Buffer to enable variable speed increases based on task load and available system resources.
The new 2GB virtual volume size also allows BrightStor CA-Vtape to support up to 13TB of DASD cache buffer, up from a previous maximum of 5TB.
However the infrequent user might still prefer an economically priced, single speed drive with a large cache buffer that would ensure the integrity of the recording session.
It also features the industry's largest cache buffer at 64MB.
Merging a 100MHz SDRAM memory for sustained transfer rate, it also offers a 2MB cache buffer, Maxtor's proprietary Dual Wave processor, and UltraDMA 66 for up to 66MB/sec transfer rates, adaptable to 100MB/sec rate with a utility installation.
The new upgradable cache buffer (2 MB standard, upgradable to 8 MB or 32 MB) eliminates the need for hard disk caching on every PC platform.
9-millisecond average seek time and an optional 16MB cache buffer.
Individual libraries can be configured with one to 192 200GB or 250GB WD Caviar SE SATA hard drives each featuring an 8MB cache buffer, 7,200 RPM and three-year warranty.