Superfetch will use flash drives as virtual memory

::: {.Section1} [Superfetch is Vista ’s an enhancement to the virtual memory manager that handles the swapping of application RAM in and off the disk. Superfetch looks like a good idea, it basically seems to look at usage patterns over time and use this knowledge to pre-cache the most commonly-used DLLs. A surprising part of the demo was when Jim Allchin plugged in a flashdrive, which became usable as virtual memory! Is flash memory over the USB bus really faster than disk access or was that just an attention-getter?]{style="font-size:10.0pt; font-family:Arial"}

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