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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.

David.


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