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Beeps and signals on a motherboard with AMI BIOS

Here is an overview of the different tones / beeps, which can be delivered by the AMI BIOS. The below error messages / beeps do not occur on all motherboards with AMI BIOS. They are ...

Registered and Unregistered

The data is not written into a buffer, but in a register. Similarly, the buffer / buffered at the D-RAM modules. For SD-RAM modules, the data is not written into a buffer, but in a ...

Latency RAS – Row Access Strobe Latency

Is associated with CAS latency, and describes or identifies the clock / the clock cycles needed, is addressed to a single line in the register of the memory or can be read. The shorter ...

ECC – Error Checking and Correcting or Error Checking Code – Memory / RAM

The detection and correction of errors in storage media, such as the memory. Here is a method for storage media, as with memory, with the help of individual errors in a stored bit in ...

Chipkill – Memory / RAM

This term is now almost only in memory modules from the server – technology, but also operates in the range of workstations. Especially in the server technology, it is of great ...

Buffered and Unbuffered

In memory of D-RAM modules absence or presence of buffer that had the task to save the data coming from before they were written into the RAM. This caused buffer even at high volumes ...

RAM – memory frequency and timing

Designation Clock speed Memory clock SD 66 PC66 66 MHz 66 MHz SD 100 PC100 100 MHz 100 MHz SD 133 PC133 133 MHz 133 MHz DDR 200 PC1600 100 MHz 200 MHz DDR ...

Parity and Non-parity – Memory / RAM

This indicates whether the memory of parity (parity) or is not. Using the parity – are added to the process data to be transmitted or stored data redundant data / information ...

CAS Latency – Column Access Strobe Latency – Memory / RAM

How quickly can be read from the column of a memory data Column access strobe latency (waiting time), and means how fast the memory can be read from an addressed column of the data. ...

RAM / Memory / RAM

What is the main memory or RAM also mentioned at all! Why it is needed and what kinds there … The main memory (main memory, also known as RAM) is a module that is directly plugged ...