RAM stands for random access memory. So do you know what does random access mean? Here, random access means that CPU can directly access RAM’s address location, which is why it is named random access memory and quickly accessible.
RAM is stored on the motherboard in modules that are called DIMMs. DIMM stands for dual inline memory module. A DIMM is a dual inline module because it has two independent rows of these pins, one on each side. A dim memory module has either 168, 184, 240, or 288 pins, and then the dim is installed on the motherboard in the memory slots. A motherboard can have various number of memory slots. The average motherboard will have between 2 and 4 of them. [Read more…] about Difference between RAM and ROM