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+ - Has the local browser cache become useless? 1

Submitted by lesincompetent
lesincompetent writes: Think about it. In this age of high end hardware and relatively high bandwidth, storing things on a device many orders of magnitude slower than any other is something we should get rid of. Even for static content: is it really worth the disk I\O effort? How much page loading time am i saving? Not to mention the fact that browser caches are among the first causes of system littering. It's been many years now since the last time i had a browser with disk caching enabled on any of my systems (besides chrome, unfortunately, because you can't deactivate it.)
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Has the local browser cache become useless?

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  • Net IO is still considerably slower than disk IO for a majority of the internet. It's a waste of bandwidth too.

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