What is strobe? - Definition from WhatIs.com
Part of the Hardware glossary:

Also see RAM types .

In computer or memory technology, a strobe is a signal that is sent that validates data or other signals on adjacent parallel lines. In memory technology, the CAS (column address strobe) and RAS ( row address strobe ) signals are used to tell a dynamic RAM that an address is a column or row address.

This was last updated in April 2005
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