Expanded Memory

Technology / Computers / Expanded Memory: Anther term for Expanded Memory is EMS (Expanded Memory Specification). In a DOS based system there is 1 MB (megabyte) of address space available for main memory. 384K is for high-memory and 640K is for the conventional memory. To expand the memory capabilities, this technique is applied to the DOS system.

Other Words for Memory

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

Technology / Computers / Conventional Memory: In a DOS environment, this would refer to a memory portion that is made available to DOS programs. In a typical DOS system, there is 1MB (megabyte) of address space available. Conventional Memory is a MORE

Programmable Read-Only Memory (PROM)

Technology / Computers / Programmable Read-Only Memory (PROM): A special memory chip that is blank when first purchased. It can be written to by the user by using a special hardware programmer. Once the data is written to it, it cannot be erased or changed. MORE

Rambus In-Line Memory Module (RIMM)

Technology / Computers / Rambus In-Line Memory Module (RIMM): RIMM is a synchronous dynamic random access memory (RAM) module that is used on newer motherboards. RIMM's are manufactured by Rambus Corporation. MORE

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