Chapter 4. Random Access Memory (RAM)

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Terms you’ll need to understand:

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Exam objectives you’ll learn in this chapter:

Essentials 1.1—Identify the fundamental principles of using personal computers.

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Identify the names, purposes, and characteristics of memory.

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Types of memory (for instance, DRAM, SRAM, SDRAM, DDR / DDR2, RAMBUS).

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Operational characteristics.

  • Memory chips (8, 16, 32)

  • Parity versus nonparity

  • ECC versus non-ECC

  • Single-sided versus double-sided

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