Memory module

Updated: 09/12/2023 by Computer Hope

Alternatively called a memory board or memory stick. A memory module is a circuit board with DRAM (dynamic random-access memory) integrated circuits that are installed into the memory slot on a computer motherboard. Below is an image of a 512 MB DIMM (dual in-line memory module) computer memory module and the most common type of memory used today.

Computer DIMM or dual-inline memory module


Today, "memory stick" describes the computer flash memory sticks.


See our RAM (random-access memory) definition for other examples and further information on computer memory.

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