Refresh cycle

Updated: 10/17/2017 by Computer Hope

refresh cycleA refresh cycle may refer to any of the following:

1. When referring to computer memory, the refresh cycle refers to the contents of a memory's cell being recharged. The memory refresh cycle helps prevent leakage from occurring, which helps ensure that the bits within memory are not read incorrectly.

2. Refresh cycle is a term used to describe the time in-between replacements made of computers or computer hardware.

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