Dual In-Line Memory Module (DIMM)

Technology / Computers / Dual In-Line Memory Module (DIMM): DIMM is a later version of memory than that of its earlier SIMM (Single In-line) counterpart. A DIMM module was introduced for the Pentium processor because the Pentium processor needed a 64 bit path. The SIMM module only has a 32 bit path. Also, SIMM modules are required to be replaced in pair whereas the DIMM modules can be replaced one at a time.

Other Words for Memory

Memory Verb Synonyms: recall, recollection, retention
Memory Noun Synonyms: remembrance, honor, homage, respect, tribute, celebration

Single In-Line Memory Module (SIMM)

Technology / Computers / Single In-Line Memory Module (SIMM): A small circuit board that can hold a group of memory chips. Typically, SIMMs hold up 8 (on Macintoshes) or 9 (on PCs) RAM chips. On PCs, the ninth chip is often used for parity error checking. Unlike MORE

Non-Volatile Random Access Memory (NVRAM)

Technology / Computers / Non-Volatile Random Access Memory (NVRAM): Any type of memory that is made non-volatile by connecting it to a constant power source, such as a battery. Therefore, non-volatile memory does not lose its contents when the main power is turned off MORE

Number Assignment Module (NAM)

Technology / Cell Phones / Number Assignment Module (NAM): The NAM is the electronic memory in the cellular phone that stores the telephone number and an electronic serial number. Phones with dual- or multi-NAM features offer users the option of registering t MORE