Memory module

Updated: 10/11/2017 by Computer Hope

Alternatively referred to as a memory board or memory stick. A memory module is a circuit board that contains DRAM integrated circuits that are installed into the memory slot on a computer motherboard. Below is an image of a 512 MB DIMM computer memory module and the most common type of memory used today.

Computer DIMM or dual-inline memory module

Note: Today, "memory stick" is used to describe the computer flash memory sticks.

Tip: See our RAM definition for other examples and further information on computer memory.

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