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main memory

n
(Computer Science) the central memory-storage facility in a computer

main′ mem′ory


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9GHz cores and 16GB of main memory will cost $641,738, according to Jim McGaughan, director of pSeries marketing at IBM.
Beyond 2007, MRAM will become the commonly used memory chip for the main memory of PCs and the main memory network server chip.
Angara's flagship product, the Angara Data Server, is a fully relational, main-memory database that allows data access up to 20 times faster than the main memory cache of popular RDBMS database systems.
The first devices to run the software will have less than 1 megabyte of main memory and also use less powerful microprocessors.
With its instructions and data encoded as hundreds of thousands of light pulses, the computer has nearly 5 kilometers of optical fiber serving as its main memory It also has 66 optical switches.
the world leader in advanced semiconductor technology solutions, announced that it has completed the first working prototype of what is expected to be the main memory device to replace high density NOR flash within the next decade -- a Phase-change Random Access Memory (PRAM).