What is random access memory?

Answer Random access memory, or RAM, stores temporary information while a computer runs, allowing you to open and close programs. While hard drive storage will accomplish the same task, RAM operates at a ... Read More »

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Is rom a form of random access memory?

ROM is not a form of random access memory. ROM stands for read-only memory while RAM stands for random access memory and can be rewritten. ROM is non-volatile memory because it retains any data sto... Read More »

Who invented random access memory?

Robert Heath Dennard invented random access memory in 1967. Dennard was the first to create and patent the one-transistor dynamic random access memory, or DRAM, which is now used as the standard in... Read More »

Why Is RAM Called Random Access Memory?

Random Access Memory (RAM) may seem a strange or illogical name at first glance. However, the name directly reflects the hardware's function within the computer and also serves the very important f... Read More »

What is static random access memory?

Static random access memory (commonly abbreviated SRAM) is a type of computer memory commonly used to increase the performance of a computer.FunctionSRAM stores digital information (1s and 0s) in a... Read More »