Tip: The Official Random Access Memory Glossary

Parts of a RAM Stick

Board: Holds the hardware components.

Capacitors: Hold data within the integrated circuit.

Clock: Synchronizes memory operations.

Memory cell: Formed by one transistor and one capacitor, represents a single bit of data.

Memory bank: Holds the memory cells that store data.

Transistors: Allow the control circuitry to read capacitors.

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