Virtual Memory

Technology / Computers / Virtual Memory: When applications call for more random access memory (RAM than is installed on a computer, the operating system will automatically use empty sectors on the hard drive to simulate more memory. However, when this action is performed, a great reduction in the systems performance will be noticed.

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 Virtual

Virtual Noun Synonyms: effective, essential, practical, understood, accepted
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Memory

Technology / Computers / Memory: Internal storage areas in the computer. The term memory identifies data storage that comes in the form of chips, and the word storage is used for memory that exists on tapes or disks. Moreover, the te MORE

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

Small Outline Dual Inline Memory Module (SODIMM)

Technology / Computers / Small Outline Dual Inline Memory Module (SODIMM): These memory modules are typically used in laptop and notebook computers where space and low power consumption is a major consideration. SODIMM's are about half the size of its DIMM counterpart. MORE

Static Random Access Memory (SRAM)

Technology / Computers / Static Random Access Memory (SRAM): SRAM is a type of memory that is faster and more reliable than the more common DRAM (dynamic RAM). The term static is derived from the fact that it doesn't need to be refreshed like dynamic RAM. While MORE

Synchronous Graphic Random Access Memory (SGRAM)

Technology / Computers / Synchronous Graphic Random Access Memory (SGRAM): This is a type of DRAM used commonly on graphics accelerators and video adapters. Like SDRAM, SGRAM can synchronize itself with the CPU bus clock up to speeds of 100 MHz. MORE

Synchronous Dynamic Random Access Memory (SDRAM)

Technology / Computers / Synchronous Dynamic Random Access Memory (SDRAM): This is a newer type of DRAM that has the ability to run at much higher clock speeds than conventional memory. SDRAM actually synchronizes itself with the CPU's bus and is capable of running at 100 MH MORE

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