Memory terms

Definition of computer memory (RAM)
Number

640KB barrier

A

Absolute address
Address space
Allocation
Associative memory
Asynchronous DRAM

B

Ball Grid Array
Bank
Barrier
BEDO DRAM
BGA
Block
Bubble memory
Buffer

C

C-RIMM
Cache
Cache On A STick
CAS
CF
COAST
Column Access Strobe
CompactFlash
Composite
Conventional memory
Core

D

DDR
DDR SDRAM
DDR2
DDR3
DDR4
Dellocate
Deallocation
Destructive readout
Device address
Devicehigh
DIMM
Dirty bit
Disk cache
Direct address
Direct Memory Access
DMA
DMAC
DOS protected mode interface
Double Data Rate
Double Data Rate Synchronous Dynamic Random-Access Memory
DRAM
Dual-channel memory
Dynamic allocation
Dynamic Random Access Memory
Dynamic relocation
Dynamic storage

E

EAPROM
ECC

EDO
EEPROM
EMM
EMS
EPROM
Expanded memory
Extended memory

F

Fast page
Flash memory
FPM RAM
FRAM
Frame buffer

G

GDDR

H

Himem.sys
HMA

I

Input buffer
Interleave

J

JEDEC SDRAM
Jump drive

K
Currently no listings
L

Leak
LIM
LIM 4.0
LIM-EMS
Loader
Loadhigh
Local memory
LRDIMM

M

MB
MDRAM
Megabyte
Memory
Memory address
Memory capacity
Memory cartridge
Memory chips
Memory leak
Memory management
Memory manager
Memory scrubbing
Memory slot
Memory stick
Memory unit
Memristor
MicroSD
Memtest
Memtest86
MMC
MMU

N

NAND flash memory
Nanosecond
Noncomposite
Non-volatile memory
Null pointer
NVRAM

O

Output buffer

P

PAE
Page
Page file
Page size
Paging
Parity
PC Memory slot
Physical address
Physical Address Extensions
Physical memory
Pipe
Pointer
PRAM
Primary storage device
Program counter
Programmable ROM
PROM
Protected memory
Protected mode
Pumping

Q
Currently no listings
R

RAM
RAM cache
RAM card
RAM chip
RAM disk
Random Access Memory
RAS
RDIMM
RDRAM
Refresh
Refresh cycle
RIMM
Roll in
ROM
ROM card
RSL

S

Scratch
SDRAM
Selectron tube
SGRAM
Shadow memory
Shared memory
SIMM
SIPP
Slot
SMRAM
SO-DIMM
SO-RIMM
SOJ DRAM
Solid-state memory
SPD
SRAM
Stack overflow
Static allocation
Storage device
Swap file

T

Tag
Transient

U

UDIMM
UMA
UMB
Upper Memory Area
Upper Memory Blocks

V

VCACHE
VCPI
Video memory
Virtual address
Virtual memory
VRAM
VMS
Volatile memory
Von Neumann architecture

W

Williams tube
WRAM
Write-through cache

X

xD-Picture Card

Y
Currently no listings
Z

Zero out
Zero wait state

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