What is Window RAM (WRAM)? - Definition from WhatIs.com

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Window RAM (WRAM)

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Also see RAM types .

Window RAM (WRAM), unrelated to Microsoft Windows, is very high-performance video RAM that is dual-ported and has about 25% more bandwidth than VRAM but costs less. It has features that make it more efficient to read data for use in block fills and text drawing. It can be used for very high resolution (such as 1600 by 1200 pixels) projection using true color . WRAM is used in the Matrox Millenium video card.

This was last updated in March 2011
Posted by: Margaret Rouse

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