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Last modified: Thursday, June 12, 2003 

Pronounced dee-ram, DRAM stands for dynamic random access memory, a type of memory used in most personal computers.

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A Guide to RAM 
Discusses how memory works, what applications use the most of it, how to shop for it., and how to install it.

BIOS Settings - Advanced Chipset Features 
Extensive information on the settings associated with fine-tuning control over the system cache, memory, and I/O buses, to optimize performance. This page is from "The PC Guide".

Memory Packaging
Describes the types of memory packaging available and the issues involved in selecting and using memory packages and DRAM chips in a PC. This page is from "The PC Guide."

Memory Technology Types
Describes the main types of memory used in PCs (ROM, RAM, SRAM, and DRAM) and how they differ from each other. This page is from "The PC Guide".

Motorola Fast SRAM FAQ
Contains a brief FAQ highlighting the differences between Fast SRAM and DRAM.

PC Guide's system memory reference
Extensive reference covering the system memory. Covers technology types, memory speed and timing, packaging, error detection and correction, and the logical memory layout.

Single event upset in a DRAM cell
Provides a 3D example of a single even upset in a DRAM cell. In addition, there are links to electron and hole concentration images and a graph representing drain voltage vs. time.

Video Memory Technologies
Provides a detailed look at the various memory technologies (DRAM, EDO, VRAM, WRAM, SGRAM, and MDRAM) used on video cards. Also contains a comparison of the most common video memory technologies. This page is from "The PC Guide."

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