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What Your Computer Does While You Wait
To put this into perspective, reading from L1 cache is like grabbing a piece of paper from your desk (3 seconds), L2 cache is picking up a book from a nearby shelf (14 seconds), and main system memory is taking a 4-minute walk down the hall to buy a Twix bar.
technology  speed  optimization  memory  performance  computers 
december 2008 by andrewducker

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