Ars Technica heeft een artikel over CPU caching.
Hier de intro:
Caching is one of the most important concepts in computer systems. Understanding how caching works is the key to understanding system performance on all levels. On a PC, caching is everywhere. We'll focus our attention here on CPU-related cache issues; specifically, how code and data are cached for maximum performance. We'll start at the top and work our way down, stopping just before we get to the RAM.