Robson cache

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Robson cache

A motherboard cache made of flash memory that is used to hold the operating system and common applications. Developed by Intel, the system can be booted directly from the cache very quickly, and applications can be loaded considerably faster than reading them from the hard disk. See ReadyBoost and hybrid drive.
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<p>Intel also introduced a technology called Robson that placed a flash memory cache on notebook motherboards.<p>Copyright 2009 IDG Middle East.