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General Protection Fault (GPF)
memory bank The memory a processor address at one time. Today's desktop and notebook processors use a memory bank that is 64 bits wide.
parity An error checking scheme in which a ninth, or "parity" bit is added. The value of the parity bit is set to either 0 or 1 to provide an even number of ones for even parity and an odd number of ones for odd parity.
parity error An error that occurs when error the number of 1s in the byte is not in agreement with the expected number.
re-marked chips Chips that have been used and returned to the factory, marked again, and resold. The surface of the chips may be dull or scratched.
RIMM A type of memory module developed by Rambus Inc.
SIMM (single inline memory module) A miniture circuit boatd used in older computer to hold RAM. SIMMS hold 8, 16, 32, or 64 MB on a single module.
Single channel The memory controller channel on a motherboard that can access only one DIMM at a time
single ranked DIMMs that provide only one 64-bit bank. All memory chips on the DIMM are accessed single ranked at the same time.
single-sided Memory chips embedded on only a single side on the DIMM.
SO-DIMM (small outline DIMM) A type of a memory module used in notebook computers that uses DIMM technology. A DDR-3 SO-DIMM has 204 pins. A DRR SO DIMM has 200 pins.
synchronous DRAM (SDRAM) A type of memory stored on DIMMs that run in sync with the system clock, running at the same speed as the motherboard.
triple channels When the memory controller accesses 3 DIMMs at the same time.
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