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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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Fujitsu Laboratories also developed software that analyzes the memory access patterns of an in-memory database and, instead of retrieving the data from flash memory each time, retrieves the data in parallel from multiple flash memory chips in advance so that the data are read instantaneously, without competing for access.
South Korea's Samsung is a core Apple supplier, producing micro processors, flat screens and memory chips - both dynamic random access memory (DRAM) chips and NAND memory chips - for the iPhone, iPad and iPod.
We are looking for a good 2004'' for computer memory chips, he said.
Demand for memory chips rose with growing sales of Microsoft's new Windows XP operating system and consumer electronics like digital video disk players, Hynix said.
Taipei, July 20, 2009 (CENS) -- Despite the market for commodity memory chips remaining lukewarm, Taiwan's DRAM chipmakers PowerChip Semiconductor Corp.
Macronix has seen a steady inflow of orders for mask ROM and flash memory chips, he said.
TOKYO, July 2 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM Corporation and Toshiba Corporation today announced a technology sharing and cooperation agreement aimed at bringing to market advanced solid-state data storage devices using flash memory chips.
A flat, optical memory chip the size of a postage stamp could theoretically store 350 million bits of information, or more than seven years' worth of SCIENCE NEWS.
All of the new models have bigger hard drives, faster internal data paths and a relatively new kind of memory chip to work with.
One measure of progress in microelectronics is the numberof bits of data that can be stored in a single computer memory chip.
This new fusion memory chip will offer better performance, with faster speed and lower power consumption and a lower chip count, with reduced area coverage on the printed circuit board.
This new photoresist was instrumental in IBM's ability to fabricate the experimental 1-megabit (1-million-bit) computer memory chip announced earlier this year (SN: 3/2/85, p.