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How does ram acutally work?


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#1 Krtalaz91

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Posted 16 December 2008 - 06:25 PM

Hello,

I would just like to know how ram, among other things actually works, and what exactly the difference between ddr2 and ddr3 is and what the different timing sequences such 2-2-2-2 or something mean. I have built my own system but I still don't understand a lot of the specs.

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Posted 16 December 2008 - 07:52 PM

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DRAM

..........and follow the links to DDR and DDR2 and DDR3 as well. Good read, I went through it again.

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Posted 17 December 2008 - 12:40 AM

A little more reading, for you:
The Memory FAQ
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Posted 17 December 2008 - 11:20 AM

Also see
How Stuff Works
In the beginning there was the command line.




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