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memory

the part of a COMPUTER that stores information. The two main types of computer memory are RAM (Random Access Memory) and ROM (Read Only Memory). HARD DISKS and FLOPPY DISKS provide additional memory capacity for storing computer programs and data.
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Taiwan produces 12 percent to 15 percent of the world's RAM chips.
TwinStar's Richardson, Texas, facility will produce 16- and 64-megabit CMOS dynamic RAM chips and is expected to begin production in May of 1996.
RAM chips are standardized according to speed and memory size and can be used in a variety of computers.
The OneDRAM's internal interface, which complies with the JEDEC low-power, double-data-rate (LPDDR) memory standard, channels data between the processors through a shared data area in the OneDRAM chip, eliminating the need for DRAM and double-port RAM chips when transferring data.
AT79C1020 on-chip packet buffer supports a Store-and-Forward switching approach that eliminates the need for additional RAM chips as packet buffers.
The Pentium 4 is a real feat of engineering but the first problem comes with the RAM chips used in the current crop of 2GHz P4s.
Among these items might be a graphics plotter, a tape backup, a laser printer, a camera to make slides from a monitor, a high-resolution monitor for quality slides (a high-resolution color driver may also be needed), a spare monitor, a spare disk drive, spare RAM chips, and chip pullers or inserters (tweezers).