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CS107 Handout 06 Spring 2008 April 4, 2008 Computer Memory: Bits and Bytes This handout was written by Nick Parlante and Julie Zelenski. To begin, we are going to take a glimpse into the inner workings of a computer.
234 Chapter 6 /Memory high-performance cache systems. However, before we discuss cache memory, we will explain the various memory technologies. Even though a large number of memory technologies exist, there are only two basic types of memory: RAM ( random access memory ) and ROM ( read-only memory
Step 4 : Locate the memory on your computer (Figures 1.C). Hint: For ease, you can lay your computer on its side so that the motherboard is facing upwards.
- 1-A computer is a machinethat can manipulate information (called data) according to a prepared set of instructions called a program. In order to do this, it has to have a place to store both the data and the program.
Chapter 2 Microprocessors and Memory In This Chapter ' You will learn what a processor is and how it works. ' You will learn the importance of cache to computer performance.
ECE 249 VLSI Design and Simulation Spring 2005 Lecture 15 © John A. Chandy Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering University of Connecticut Memory Timing Memory Timing ∞ DRAM read cycle ∞ DRAM read cycle-Activate RAS, and place row address on bus-Activate RAS, and place row address on ...
ARCH 4341. Media Elective Rima Al Ajlouni, PhD COA/ Spring 2009 Computer Architecture & Memory Computer Architecture & Memory: Bits and Bytes To begin, we are going to take a glimpse into the inner workings of a computer.
Figure 1 : Schematic Representation of a Computer The objective of this chapter is to introduce the concept of Memory units of the computer which are shown in the above figure as main memory and secondary memory.
A Bad Model for Human Memory: Computer Memory Why is storage of information in a computer called "memory"? We think of memory as storage, putting something away but are able to recall it Some of the problems in setting up computer memory seem to resemble those we face When we put information ...