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MESI protocol

<processor> Modified, Exclusive, Shared, Invalid.

A cache coherency protocol where each cache line is marked with one of the four states.

The MESI protocol is used by the Pentium processor.

(1995-05-05)

 


Nearby terms: MEROON Mesa mesh MESI protocol message Message Digest 5 message digest function
 

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