What is memory slot?
A memory slot or RAM slot is what allows computer memory (RAM) chip/stick to be inserted into the computer. Depending on the motherboard, there will usually be 2 to 4 memory slots (sometimes more on high-end motherboards) and are what determine the type of RAM used with the computer.
What is external cache?
An external cache is any cache memory that is not built into a CPU chip. External cache is designed to provide high speed data storage and processing services to the computer processor, its primary/native cache and the main memory. External cache is also known as secondary cache.
What are the 3 types of memory cache?
There is three types of cache:
- direct-mapped cache;
- fully associative cache;
- N-way-set-associative cache.
What are the two types of memory cache?
Two types of caching are commonly used in personal computers: memory caching and disk caching.
What is internal and external cache?
The internal cache is a memory area located inside of the CPU. This memory is also referred to as the L1 cache. This type of memory is faster than the external cache memory. Suggestion: Enabled unless you want to slow down your computer by about 15% !.
What are the different types of cache memory?
There are three different categories, graded in levels: L1, L2 and L3. L1 cache is generally built into the processor chip and is the smallest in size, ranging from 8KB to 64KB. However, it’s also the fastest type of memory for the CPU to read.
Can you install more RAM on a laptop?
If your laptop has 8GB of RAM, it probably uses two 4GB strips of RAM in separate slots. Because of the way memory fits into your laptop or computer, it’s actually quite easy to remove and expand. One of the most common ways to upgrade your RAM is to replace your 4GB strips with 8GB strips, giving you a total 16GB.