Memory terms

Updated: 05/03/2022 by Computer Hope
Definition of computer memory
Top 10 memory terms
Primary storage

Storage device
RAM
Memory
Pipe
Core
ROM
Primary storage device
Jump drive
Refresh
Programmable ROM

Number

3D XPoint
640 KB barrier

A

Absolute address
Address register
Address space
Allocation unit
Associative memory
Asynchronous DRAM

B

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

C

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

D

DDR
DDR2
DDR3
DDR4
DDR SDRAM
Deallocation
Dellocate
Destructive readout
Device address
Devicehigh
DIMM
Direct address
Direct Memory Access
Dirty bit
Disk cache
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
EEMS
EEPROM
EMM
EMS
EPROM
Expanded memory
Extended memory

F

Fast page
Fast page mode
Flash drive
Flash memory
Flash memory card
FPM RAM
FRAM
Framebuffer

G

GDDR

H

Himem.sys
HMA

I

Input buffer
Interleave

J

JEDEC
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 card
Memory cartridge
Memory chips
Memory leak
Memory management
Memory manager
Memory module
Memory scrubbing
Memory slot
Memory stick
Memory unit
Memristor
Memtest
Memtest86
MicroSD
MiniSD
MMC
MMU
Momentum cache
Multiplexer

N

NAND flash memory
Nanosecond
Non-composite
Noncontiguous data structure
Non-volatile memory
Null pointer
NVRAM

O

Optane memory
Output buffer

P
Parity bit examples

PAE
Page
Page file
Page size
Paging
Parity
PC Memory slot
Pen drive
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
Roll out
ROM
ROM card
RSL

S
SODIMM memory chip

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

T

Tag
Thumb drive
Transient

U

UDIMM
UMA
UMB
Upper Memory Area
Upper Memory Blocks

V
Volatile memory

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

W

Williams tube
WRAM
Write-back cache
Write-through cache

X

xD-Picture Card

Y

Currently, no listings.

Z

Zero out
Zero wait state

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