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Question: How many 32 bit integers can be stored in a 16 bit cache line. Answer: 4

can somebody please explain for me why the answer is 4 i did not understand the reason and i think they should give us more given like the number of blocks in the cache..

Asked By : Sara Chatila
Answered By : Yuval Filmus

There's probably a typo there: it's not 16 bits but rather 16 bytes. Each 32 bit integer takes 4 bytes, so 16/4 = 4.

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