Modern Processors

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Usage - Interaction of Cache and Self-modifying Code
... code execute more slowly on modern processors ... This is because a modern processor will usually try to keep blocks of code in its cache memory ... The cache invalidation issue on modern processors usually means that self-modifying code would still be faster only when the modification will occur rarely, such as in the case of a state ...

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