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static RAM

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A type of RAM that is quicker than dynamic RAM and does not need to be refreshed. Because it is more expensive and holds less data than dynamic RAM, it is used primarily for cache memory.
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The fact that S-RAM, D-RAM and disk drives read and write data more slowly than today's computers are capable of processing it is causing a bottleneck in the advancement of computer performance.
In addition, the company will record a one-time charge for costs associated with phasing production from the design-around S-RAM products back to the EEPROM products.