What is Cache memory? Tags: Memory Cache Monitors Last response: January 23, 2013 12:29 AM in Memory Share hihiip201 January 22, 2013 5:56:24 AM Hi guys: I have 16 gb of rams, and while looking at the resource monitor, I see the following: total memory : 16346 cache memory: 7564 available : 12930 free:5648 what is this cahce memory that's taking so much space? the green bar above shows only 3.34 gb is in use, but i only have 5648mb avaliable? More about : cache memory smorizio a c 84 } Memory a b C Monitor January 22, 2013 7:36:24 AM cache memory is used as a swap file on devices like hard drives and os. in the newer version of windows it keeps windows from hitting your hard drive over and over for the next lines of code. m 0 l hihiip201 January 23, 2013 12:29:43 AM is the cache memory in my comp being over used tho? m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources What should I do now that I have my SSD? Superfetch/Prefetch, disk cache, pagefile, virtual memory, etc. location Forum SolvedWD HDD reads only cache memory Forum SolvedCache Memory Details Forum SolvedWhy cache memory is so fast? Forum SolvedWhat is a Hard Drive Acceleration Cache? Forum SolvedWhat are these devices to auto powercycle modems and routers to gain Faster Internet by clearing the router cache? Forum Available/stand by/Free/cached memory. What are the differences? Forum SolvedWhat is the BEST GPU you can pair with an Intel® Core™2 Quad Processor Q8200 (4M Cache, 2.33 GHz, 1333 MHz FSB)? Forum SolvedMemory copy without cache involved Forum SolvedWhat should my CPU Cache Voltage be set to? Forum SolvedHow to find out the cache memory of my hard disk ?? Forum Why do they not build ram out of the same kind of memory as is used in the CPU cache? Forum SolvedWhat SSD for Cache? Forum Solvedm ssd cache drive what kind of increase proformance Forum Solvedwhat is Cache? Forum What's the advantage in having a bigger cache Forum I3 what difference does the cache make? CPU+MOBO advice Forum SolvedWhat does CPU cache do? Forum SolvedWhat is the use of L2 and L3 cache Forum how much cache memory my hard drive has Forum More resources Read discussions in other Memory categories Compatibility DDR2 DDR3 Dual Channel RAM Corsair G.SKILL !