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SRAM (static random access memory)

Contributor(s): Evan Jennings

Also see RAM types.

SRAM (static RAM) is random access memory (RAM) that retains data bits in its memory as long as power is being supplied. Unlike dynamic RAM (DRAM), which stores bits in cells consisting of a capacitor and a transistor, SRAM does not have to be periodically refreshed. Static RAM provides faster access to data and is more expensive than DRAM. SRAM is used for a computer's cache memory and as part of the random access memory digital-to-analog converter on a video card.

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when this ram was introduced and who introduced it.
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Hello,hey tell me how the static ram is works and is it any drawbacks of this type or ram?
what is the maximum capacity of this ram how it is different to dram?
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