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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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It features a sub-9.0 ms average seek time and a 2 MB cache buffer incorporating a high-speed 100 MHz SDRAM memory for high sustained transfer rate.
The DiamondMax Plus 40 drives feature a sub-9.0ms average seek time, a 2MB cache buffer incorporating a high-speed 100MHz SDRAM memory for high sustained transfer rate, Maxtor's proprietary DualWave processor, and UltraDMA 66 for up to 66MB per second transfer rates.
We tried using Memgets to fetch the data directly from the CP buffer to the cache buffer, but that was usually slower and never substantially faster [Kotz 1996c].
These premier drives by Toshiba in addition to their quad speed capability offer a SCSI-2 interface, a 256K read-ahead cache buffer, automatic lens cleaning, and a high degree of reliability boasting a 100,000 hours MTBF.
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 sports a 10,000 RPM drive with a 64 MB of cache buffer. It also comes with a 5-year warranty.
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.