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    Calculations on Direct Mapped Cache

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    Suppose a computer using direct mapped cache has 2^32 bytes of byte-addressable main memory, and a cache size of 512 bytes, and each cache block contains 64 bytes.
    a). How many blocks of main memory address are there?
    b). What is the format of a memory address as seen by cache, i.e., what are the sizes of the tag, block, and offset fields?
    c). To which cache block will the memory address 13A4498A(16) ma?

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    The solution gives detailed steps on computing some numbers on Direct Mapped Cache. All formula and calculations are shown and explained.