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ReadyBoost Alternatives

ReadyBoost is described as 'disk cache component of Microsoft Windows, first introduced with Microsoft's Windows Vista in 2006 and bundled with Windows 7 in 2009' and is an app in the os & utilities category. There are nine alternatives to ReadyBoost for Windows, Linux and Mac. The best alternative is PrimoCache. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try SoftPerfect Cache Relocator or HDDTurbo. Other great apps like ReadyBoost are eBoostr, m/prefetch, MaxVeloSSD and O&O CleverCache.

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  • FreeProprietary
  • Windows

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    PrimoCache

    • Windows

    PrimoCache is a supplementary software caching scheme that cooperates with system memory to provide data caching for disks. It improves system performance by transparently storing data into memory such that future requests for that data can be served faster.

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    I've downloaded and tried it twice. Even following a "how to" video on a 2nd PC click for click I couldn't get it to work.

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  2. eBoostr icon

    eBoostr

    • Windows

    eBoostr™, working as an alternative solution to ReadyBoost and SuperFetch technologies, implements a different advanced approach to use flash memory to speed up your computer.

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    Most users think eBoostr is a great alternative to ReadyBoost.


  3. SoftPerfect Cache Relocator icon

    SoftPerfect Cache Relocator

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Internet browsers intensively use a folder on your hard disk for temporary data — browser cache. There are various reasons why some users want to relocate this folder.

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    HDDTurbo

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    HDDTurbo mainly using free RAM to accelerate hard disk read and write operations. Automatic control size of the cache in memory, without prejudice to other running programs for the purpose of increase performance as possible.

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    Discontinued

    Last update 2013. See changelog at http://hummerstudio.com/hddturbo

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    m/prefetch

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    m/prefetch utilize system built-in RAM cache feature to accelerate software open speed, by read user defined files on background every a period of time.

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    new console interface


  6. MaxVeloSSD icon

    MaxVeloSSD

    • Windows

    Block level RAM and SSD cache. Accelerates HDD based Volumes beyond the speed of SSD.

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  7. O&O CleverCache icon

    O&O CleverCache

    • Windows

    O&O CleverCache optimizes your file cache management in Windows. This results in an enormous performance

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  8. SuperCache icon

    SuperCache

    • Windows

    SuperCache 5 intelligently stores frequently used disk data in system memory. The memory used to store the data is called a cache. SuperCache 5 intercepts requests for disk data and, when possible, fulfills the request using the cache instead of requesting data from the disk.

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    Discontinued

    offcial site is on sale ...

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    SSHD Wizard

    • Windows

    Creates a virtual SSHD out of raw (unformatted) SSD+HDD combo. Alternatively, can use free space instead of whole disks.

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