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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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9GHz with 64GB of main memory sells for just under $2.
6GHz Pentium M processor, 512MB of main memory (expandable to 4 GB), and two 20GB IDE disk drives (60GB disks are optional).
s 1 Gigabyte (GB) memory modules double the system's main memory in the ibook G4 models to 1152 Megabytes (MB) of available RAM.
35 GHz, 256 KB L1 cache, 2 MB L2 cache, 32GB main memory
Fujitsu Siemens Computers says that its new Primergy K800 eight-processor SMP system has set a world performance record for Intel-based servers with up to 4Gb of main memory in recent TPC-C benchmark testing by the Transaction Processing Council.
The key is to use the input sentence, together with a dictionary and grammar table, to identify which procedures and pieces of data must be brought into the computer's main memory.