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General Protection Fault (GPF) is an error message generated by Microsoft Windows indicating that a program being used attempted to access a portion of memory that is either invalid or already in use.
memory bank is a logical unit of storage in electronics, which is hardware dependent.
parity is a bit added to the end of a string of binary code that indicates whether the number of bits in the string with the value one is even or odd.
parity error A machine error in which an odd number of bits are accidentally changed
re-marked chips They have been used, returned to the factory remarked and resold back to retailers.
RIMM a memory module developed by Kingston Technology Corp. that takes up less space inside the computer than the older DIMM module and has different pin characteristics.
SIMM (single inline memory module) is a small circuit board with a bunch of memory chips on it.
Single channel designating sound transmission or recording or reproduction over a single channel
single ranked modern DIMMs can consist of one rank
single-sided a disk of which only one side is used to store data
SO-DIMM (small outline DIMM) A smaller kind of DIMM with 72 pins (supporting 32-bit transfers) or 144 pins (64-bit transfers)
synchronous DRAM (SDRAM) is a generic name for various kinds of dynamic random access memory (DRAM) that are synchronized with the clock speed that the microprocessor is optimized for.
triple channels technology that increases the transfer speed of data between the DRAM memory and the chipset memory controller by adding more channels of communication between them.
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