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Buffer

In computer science, a temporary storage for data before it can be processed. For example, a word processor may put data in a buffer before sending it to a printer, because a computer operates faster than a printer.
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The size of the buffer is driven by the difference between the input and output clocking speeds, the buffering time required by the system, and the bus width.
The CY7C08D53 provides 9 Mbits of synchronous, pipelined dual-ported memory capable of buffering large packets of data in two independent clock domains.
This ultra-low-power design, available in the tiny SOT23-6 package, is ideal for buffering reference voltage in TFT-LCD applications.
Secondly, is the issue of SAN switch designs which did not provide enough buffering to mask the amount of time, or latency, it takes to "fill" a long distance link with data and allow it to be continuously fed with data.
On-chip buffering enables non-blocked switching of 24 million Ethernet packets per second without expanding to off-chip overflow buffering.
18-micron process technology, these new processors feature Advanced Transfer Cache and Advanced System Buffering.