A stimulant for your CD-ROM

As useful as CD-ROM drives are, the sad fact is that they are dog slow. The average hard disk is ten times quicker at finding data than a CD-ROM drive.

A CD-ROM cache utility can help put some hustle into that sluggish optical drive by storing recently retrieved data on a fast hard disk or even in RAM.

For a measly $US29, CD-Quick Cache lets you designate a portion of RAM or any local hard disk as a cache to boost the speed of your CD-ROM drive.

It's easy to install and use and includes a utility for before-and-after speed tests. CD-Quick Cache works in Windows 9x and requires a CD-ROM using a 32-bit driver.

A trial version of cdq95.exe will be available on the April edition of PC World's cover CD or from the manufacturer's Web site http://ourworld.compuserve.com/homepages/circuitsys

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