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Thread.MemoryBarrier Method

Synchronizes memory. In effect, flushes the contents of cache memory to main memory, for the processor executing the current thread.

Namespace: System.Threading
Assembly: mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

public static void MemoryBarrier ()
public static void MemoryBarrier ()
public static function MemoryBarrier ()

MemoryBarrier is required only on multiprocessor systems with weak memory ordering (for example, a system employing multiple Intel Itanium processors).

For most purposes, the C# lock statement, the Visual Basic SyncLock statement, or the Monitor class provide easier ways to synchronize data.

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.1
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