Features & Specification

Main Features

  • Supports physical memory, solid-state drives and flash drives as cache storage.
  • Implements a two-level caching architecture which supports both RAM caching and SSD caching and together.
  • Supports persistent level-2 caching.
  • Supports Write-Through and Write-Deferred caching modes.
  • Supports individual read/write cache space.
  • Supports TRIM command.
  • Supports OS Invisible Memory.
  • Supports pre-fetching data into cache.
  • Implements an intelligent and self-tuning cache replacement algorithm.
  • Supports caching strategies: Read/Write Caching, Read-Only Caching and Write-Only Caching.
  • Supports performance statistics and monitor.
  • Supports caching for multiple volumes
  • Supports caching for volumes with proprietary file system.
  • Supports caching for volumes on basic and dynamic disks.
  • Supports individual caching controls for each volume.
  • Supports plug and play.
  • Supports command-line interface.

Supported Operating Systems

  • Windows 10 (all editions, 32/64-bit)
  • Windows 8.1/8 (all editions, 32/64-bit)
  • Windows 7 (all editions, 32/64-bit)
  • Windows Vista (all editions, 32/64-bit)
  • Windows XP (all editions, 32/64-bit)

Additionally, the PrimoCache Server Edition also supports the following operating systems.

  • Windows Server 2019 (all editions)
  • Windows Server 2016 (all editions)
  • Windows Server 2012/2012R2 (all editions)
  • Windows Server 2008/2008R2 (all editions, 32/64-bit)
  • Windows Server 2003/2003R2 (all editions, 32/64-bit)

Supported Storage

PrimoCache supports all brands and all kinds of RAM sticks, storage drives and memory cards, no proprietary hardware required.

Storage suitable for cache storage:

  • RAM
  • Solid-State Drives (SSDs)
  • Flash Drives (USB 3.0 or above is recommended)
  • RAID, dynamic disks and Windows storage spaces out of above devices

Storage can be accelerated:

  • Local drives, including hard drives, SSDs, flash drives, SD cards, etc.
  • RAID, dynamic disks and Windows storage spaces out of above devices
  • iSCSI drives

Note: mapped network drives are not supported.

Supported Cache Size

  • Level-1 Cache (System Memory): 0 - 2TB
  • Level-1 Cache (Invisible Memory): 0 - 2TB
  • Level-2 Cache: 0 - 2044GB

Minimum Hardware Requirements

  • 1GHz x86/x64 compatible CPU
  • 50MB free storage space
  • 2GB RAM

Note: To get better cache performance, 4GB RAM or more is recommended.