Random ACCESS MEMORY

random ACCESS MEMORY designates a memory (computer) with optional access.

Usually a semiconductor memory is meant whose memory cells can be headed for separately over an address decoder.

The additive “RAM “becomes however also forother storage media uses, which are so segmented, which is possible directer accesses to individual storage areas, for example DVD-RAM.

To the RAMs for example Flash memory does not belong and many memory cards.

distinction after structure

with semiconductor memoriesone differentiates between static RAM and dynamic RAM.

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