Structures With Value Type Members

Problem
You want to create a data structure with a few value type members. How should you proceed?

Solution
Choose a structure in this scenario. This type is ideal when you have a few members, and all are value types.

Comments
This technique proves very effective if you plan on creating arrays of these objects. Structures perform well. They don’t take memory from the managed heap and reduce the number of garbage collections. Arrays of structures take adjacent memory locations. They need only a single memory allocation operation which releases faster. Finally, they perform better because their elements fit into the CPU’s secondary cache.

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