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General Protection Fault (GPF)
memory bank
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 the number of 1s in the byte is not in agreement with the expected number.
RDRAM Another term for Direct Rambus DRAM.
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RIMM An outdated type of DRAM with 184 pins or Rimm
SIMM (single inline memory module) An outdated type of DRAM with 72 or 30 pins or Simm
Single channel A DIMM in which the memory controller can only access one Single DIMM at a time.
single ranked Single ranked-sided DIMMs providing only one 64-bit bank.
single-sided A DIMM with memory chips installed on one single side of the module.
SO-DIMM (small outline DIMM) a smaller version of a so DIMM used on laptops
synchronous DRAM (SDRAM) The first DIMM to run synchronized with the system clock. It has two notches, and uses 168 pins.
triple channels Accessing three DIMMs at the same time.
Created by: 13kmacfarland