So you’ve been told to clear your cache……

It seems that anytime someone has an issue , someone else will say, 
"clear your cache". Well lets look at what happens  when you 
login with a full cache first, then we will compare it to logging in 
with an empty cache. You login and the viewer says, oh we need this 
texture, that one and that one,, and so on, lets grab them from the 
cache,, and then applies them. Then the textures render (rez) for you.
 Simple enough, right? 
Okay so lets  look at  what happens when your cache is empty.
You login and the viewer says, oh we need this texture, that one and 
that one,, and so on, lets grab them from the cache,,oops they aren't 
there. then it asks the server for them  adds them to the cache and 
applies them. Not only does this take more time but also uses bandwidth 
both on your end and server side. This is not  to say there are times 
you  should clear your cache, but doing so on a regular  basis, or 
when it is not needed is just a bad idea.
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