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What are the differences between the different types of RAM (e.g. Static ram, SGRAM, DRRAM, RAM sed in PalmPilot etc. etc.) Technical differences, pactical differences, price differences etc! Also a bit of info on the type of slot the fit into on motherboard.

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by:rayt333
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Homework question??

Read the rules!!!
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by:chev
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Geez dont want much do you....

Have a look here it will answer a lot of your questions.
www.pcguide.com
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by:alex_falcon
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put the points up to 200 and then i'll answer your homework question
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by:TawVb
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This is NOT a homework question. School IT circriculums dont ask questions as hard as this, the hardest they ask is things like, what is 2 uses RAM and what does it stand for. I know this from first hand experience!
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by:shorak
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RAM is Random Access memeory and is used to store parts of applications that being run at the same time, they behave like small HD only that they are very fast in terms of access, SDRAM has a typical access speed of 10ns where standard ram has a time of about 70ns.  There is also the number of pins, you can have 30 pin, 72 pin or 168pin(?). It is very rare to find 30 pin RAM chips or motherboard that will accept them, 70 pin Rams are on the way out.  
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by:nfroio
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>>School IT circriculums dont ask questions as hard as this

If you KNOW that this is a "hard" question, then why did you only offer 50 points (Easy), for it?

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by:nfroio
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check a site like the one listed above, or

www.tomshardware.com

both are chock full of info such as you are looking for.

you could also check memory manufacturer websites.

http://kingston.com/products/default.asp

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http://kingston.com/tools/umg/default.asp

"To help you understand more about how memory works, Kingston Technology has written the definitive document related to memory and the technology behind it.. Everything you ever wanted to know about memory can be found here."
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by:anwar12
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hahahhahahah
you are crazy asking so much even the price
:)
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by:TawVb
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Thanks all, but what are the different prices? Im australian!
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by:nfroio
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Here is a price list for many different types of RAM:

http://home.netcom.com/~pacifwt/prices.htm
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Thanx All!
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