What do you mean by RAM? - CPU

What do you mean by RAM?

In RAM or Random Access Memory, Data can be accessed randomly. There are two types of RAM-

- Static RAM: It retains its contents with the help of CPU. It is faster and more expensive than Dynamic RAM. It is generally used for Level 2 cache.

- Dynamic RAM: It cannot retain its contents if not continuously refreshed by the CPU. Its types are-
i. Synchronous DRAM: It is the faster type of DRAM, used in modern and more advanced systems.
ii. Rambus DRAM: It is faster than Synchronous DRAM and is expected to become more commonly used.
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