Issue No. 12 - December (1978 vol. 11)
A.J. Smith , University of California
Memory transfers due to a cache miss are costly. Prefetching all memory references in very fast computers can increase the effective CPU speed by 10 to 25 percent.
A. Smith, "Sequential Program Prefetching in Memory Hierarchies," in Computer, vol. 11, no. , pp. 7-21, 1978.