Extended Memory Specification (XMS)

Technology / Computers / Extended Memory Specification (XMS): A procedure developed jointly by AST Research, Intel Corporation, Lotus Development, and Microsoft Corporation, for using extended memory and DOS’s high memory area, a 64K block just above 1MB.

Other Words for Memory

Memory Noun Synonyms: remembrance, honor, homage, respect, tribute, celebration
Memory Verb Synonyms: recall, recollection, retention
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Other Words for Specification

Specification Adverb Synonyms: itemization, itemizing, list, listing, check-list, inventory, list of particulars, detail, enumeration
Specification Noun Synonyms: identification, identifying, description, describing, particularization, particularizing, specifying, naming
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Non-Uniform Memory Access (NUMA)

Technology / Computers / Non-Uniform Memory Access (NUMA): A method of configuring a cluster of microprocessor in a multiprocessing system so that they can communicate with each other, this improves performance and its expansion ability. MORE

New Low-Profile eXtended (NLX)

Technology / Computers / New Low-Profile eXtended (NLX): The NLX form factor features a number of improvements over the previous design LPX form factor and began heavy usage in late 1997. The popularity of the design was confirmed by massive design use in 1 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

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

Random Access Memory (RAM)

Technology / Computers / Random Access Memory (RAM): All memory accessible at any instant by a processor. Called random because of the random placement of information within the memory bank. Operates at very high speeds on a high speed bus, to the CPU. 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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