static RAM


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static RAM

n.
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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Simtek now supplies lead-free packages for its entire family of nonvolatile Static RAM (nvSRAM) products, complying with the growing worldwide need for an environment-friendly alternative to lead-based packages.
The companies say that MRAM offers the best of all memory technologies: the high speed of Static RAM (SRAM), the storage capacity and low-cost of DRAM, and the non-volatility of Flash memory.
In the volatile memory market, static RAM (SRAM) is proving to be a good bet for manufacturers looking for a high margin, low risk commodity.