Computer Organization and Architecture William Stallings 8th Edition. Chapter 4 Cache Memory. Memory subsystem.
1. Internal memory is often equated with main memory.
2. The processor requires its own local memory, in the
form of registers.
3. Cache is another form of internal memory.
3.Unit of transfer
TN = TA + n/R
TN Average time to read or write N bits
TA Average access time
n Number of bits
R Transfer rate, in bits per second (bps)