core memory


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Noun1.core memory - (computer science) a computer memory consisting of an array of magnetic cores; now superseded by semiconductor memories
magnetic core, core - (computer science) a tiny ferrite toroid formerly used in a random access memory to store one bit of data; now superseded by semiconductor memories; "each core has three wires passing through it, providing the means to select and detect the contents of each bit"
RAM, random access memory, random memory, random-access memory, read/write memory - the most common computer memory which can be used by programs to perform necessary tasks while the computer is on; an integrated circuit memory chip allows information to be stored or accessed in any order and all storage locations are equally accessible
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
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Initially mentioned in 2013, during unveiling of the industry's first 3D NAND, Samsung has been working to enable its core memory technologies to realize one terabit of capacity on a single chip using a V-NAND structure.
It becomes not just a regular memory, but a new core memory.
When an "idea" to run away and return to Minnesota is planted in Riley's mind, Joy and Sadness realize they need to work together to create a new, amalgamated core memory that creates a new personality island that will promote positive coping and adaptation to a new life and allow Riley to lead a more emotionally complex life that weaves emotions together.
Item 1: Asus Chromebook with 2GB core memory - Asus C200MA-EDU
Discerning gamers are accustomed to over-clocking their hardware components - CPU, GPU and core memory frequencies - to get the best performance out of their rig.
Today's transactions will help strengthen the combined companies' market position in the memory industry through increased research and development and manufacturing scale; improved access to core memory market segments; and additional wafer capacity to balance among DRAM, NAND and NOR memory solutions for the ultimate benefit of Micron and Elpida customers," Micron CEO Mark Durcan said in a statement.