ISRO | ISRO CS 2008 | Question 79
More than one word are put in one cache block to
exploit the temporal locality of reference in a program
exploit the spatial locality of reference in a program
reduce the miss penalty
none of these
Answer: (B) Explanation:
Temporal locality refers to the reuse of specific data and/or resources within relatively small time durations. Spatial locality refers to the use of data elements within relatively close storage locations.
To exploit the spatial locality, more than one word are put into cache block.
So, option (B) is correct.
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