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What is the cache within a processor?
Speeds up cpu functions...by "caching" frequently used info.

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Like the L1 L2 L3? What do the L's mean?
"L" - Level

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Is the higher the cache the better?
Usually. The size of the "cache" has gotten larger over time.

- Nick

p.s. Read this if you REALLY want to know more:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CPU_cache

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