Patent Number: 7,103,735

Title: Methods and apparatus to process cache allocation requests based on priority

Abstract: Methods and apparatus to process cache allocation requests are disclosed. In an example method, a priority level is assigned to a cache allocation request. Based on the priority level, an allocation probability associated with the cache allocation request is identified. Based on the allocation probability, the cache allocation request is identified with either an allocate condition and a bypass condition.

Inventors: Iyer; Ravishankar R. (Hillsboro, OR)

Assignee: Intel Corporation

International Classification: G06F 12/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 9/05/02018