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    SubjectRe: >64M RAM cache requirements?
    On 19 Aug 1996, Shinanyaku wrote:

    >> Alan Brown was heard saying ....
    >> >
    >> > A quick question for the gurus:
    >> >
    >> > Does cache still need to be adjusted above 256kb when RAM is increased
    >> > above 64Mb?
    >> I've been told yes, it does. I also have first hand (well, ok, second
    >> hand) experience with someone who went from 32M to 64M w/ a 256K
    >> cache. He said that on /some/ operations, it was slower, while
    >> manipulating huge graphics files (>40M), it was faster.
    >> He went ahead and installed another 256K cache and it made all the
    >> difference. Now he has a nice improvement everywhere.

    It works fine and fast with 128M on a PPro 200. I have heard that this
    was a motherboard restriction with 486s and early Pentiums.


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