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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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For years, researchers have been unable to get the speed at which a material changes from an orderly crystal to amorphous glass--the 1 and 0 states--any faster than about 50 nanoseconds, whereas RAM chips take less than a nanosecond to switch transistors on or off.
As various RAM chip technologies fall in price, become non-volatile, and increase in capacity, expect to see more RAM storage imbedded in conventional drives for indexes, directories, and specific-addressable content that will eliminate mechanical movement and further improve search and access times.
Dallas Semiconductor Corporation and Resource 800 announce the release of the DS12C887, a Year 2000 (Y2K) compliant plug-in Clock/CMOS RAM chip that enables personal computers to function in the next century.
The CUBIT consists of four major elements on a single VLSI device: 1) input conversion of ATM cell address, providing an outgoing address and a routing tag (a low cost static RAM chip directly controlled by the CUBIT is used to contain translation information); 2) bus request and access control, including backplane bus drivers; 3) bus reception with both backplane bus receivers and destination selection; and 4) output queuing, including cell prioritization based on the type of information being transported.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Researchers have devised a new way to compromise Android devices without exploiting any software vulnerabilities and instead taking advantage of a physical design weakness in RAM chips.
RAM chips higher than 4 GB require 64-bit processing for maximum efficiency.
RAM chips and microprocessors gained a foothold in the 1974-75 period, and several testers became available including one from Biomation.
PSC), to make mobile RAM chips for it beginning the third quarter this year, when its factory in Hiroshima will face capacity shortage because of excessive orders.
Rambus is accused of abuse of dominant position by charging unreasonable royalties for the use of certain patents for dynamic RAM chips.