tag RAM


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tag RAM

A specialized bank of static RAM used to hold addresses. When a stored address matches an input address, a signal is output to perform a function. It is used with hardware devices such as CPU caches to keep track of which memory addresses are stored in the cache.
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For this implementation, because control bits are in common for the 4 words of 32 bits, and we work on 32 bits, we must read the entire block (4 x 32 bits and the TAG RAM).
TAG RAM and 24 bits on Data RAM), and total number of
In case C, the total number of control bits is k = 18 (4 bits on TAG RAM and 14 bits on Data RAM), and total number of used bits in this case is 153.