Definition of conventional memory in English:

conventional memory

Line breaks: con|ven|tion¦al mem¦ory

noun

[mass noun] Computing
  • (In a personal computer running DOS) the first 640 k of memory where programs to be run must be loaded.
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    • They are cheaper and easier to make than conventional memory cells, and could lead to lower operating voltages, the researchers said.
    • To prevent data destruction caused by noise margin degradation, a data protection transistor is added to the conventional memory cell, which consists of six transistors.
    • Because the controller is on-chip, the entire device looks like a conventional memory chip to the rest of the system.

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