computer memory

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: memory - an electronic memory devicecomputer memory - an electronic memory device; "a memory and the CPU form the central part of a computer to which peripherals are attached"
computer hardware, hardware - (computer science) the mechanical, magnetic, electronic, and electrical components making up a computer system
memory device, storage device - a device that preserves information for retrieval
nonvolatile storage, non-volatile storage - computer storage that is not lost when the power is turned off
fixed storage, read-only memory, read-only storage, ROM - (computer science) memory whose contents can be accessed and read but cannot be changed
real storage - the main memory in a virtual memory system
register - (computer science) memory device that is the part of computer memory that has a specific address and that is used to hold information of a specific kind
scratchpad - (computer science) a high-speed internal memory used for temporary storage of preliminary information
virtual memory, virtual storage - (computer science) memory created by using the hard disk to simulate additional random-access memory; the addressable storage space available to the user of a computer system in which virtual addresses are mapped into real addresses
volatile storage - computer storage that is erased when the power is turned off
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Apple are due to release their long-awaited new operating system, macOS Sierra, however Data Memory systems, one of America's premier suppliers of computer memory is highlighting the benefits of simply upgrading Mac computer memory, rather than going to the expense of purchasing new equipment.
Washington, Jan 21 (ANI): Scientists have developed a new device that represents a significant advance for computer memory, making large-scale "server farms" more energy efficient and allowing computers to start more quickly.
Gartner said spending on machines to make computer memory will drop, while flash makers and third-party chip contractors will order more equipment.
the world's third-largest maker of computer memory chips, forecast that its net profit will rise 30 percent next year on increasing demand for chips after this year earning its first annual profit since 1999, Bloomberg News reported Wednesday.
Peripheral Enhancements Corporation, a provider of computer memory and digital media products, has unveiled memory upgrades for the new Power Mac G4 by Apple in full production.
The company is the industry leader in digital photography solutions, storage, and personal computer memory upgrades.
He also needed an enormous amount of computer memory to achieve the record.
Texas Instruments is eliminating 3,500 jobs worldwide due to the weak semiconductor market, which has been battered by lower prices from Asian competitors and reduced demand for computer memory chips.
The prosecution alleged they had imported valuable computer memory chips from Hong Kong but pretended the goods were computer boards, worth hundreds of times less and on which they had to pay less duty.
Peripheral Enhancements Corporation, a provider of computer memory and digital media products, has unveiled production memory upgrades for the new 700MHz eMac and 800MHz Titanium PowerBook G4 by Apple.
Several groups have used bacteriorhodopsin as computer memory and as the light-sensitive element in artificial retinas.

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