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Short for static random access memory, and pronounced ess-ram. SRAM is a type of memory that is faster and more reliable than the more common DRAM (dynamic RAM). The term static is derived from the fact that it doesn't need to be refreshed like dynamic RAM. To store 1 bit of information about 6 transistors are used and it does not required refreshing. Because Six transistors are used to store 1 bit of information, it is more costlier than DRAM in terms of cost per bit, where only 1 transistor and 1 capacitor is used to store 1 bit of information.

DRAM stands for dynamic random access memory, a type of memory used in most personal computers. In DRAM to store 1 bit of information 1 transistor and 1 capacitor is used. The information is stored in the capacitor in form of charge, so it required refreshing to retain the charge or data in the capacitor.
SRAM is Static RAM and DRAM is Dynamic RAM. DRAM is slower than SRAM and needs to be refreshed where SRAM does not and is used for cache.
(Static RAM) SRAM is similar to DRAM but does not constantly refresh. SRAM is faster and more expensive than DRAM and is generally used for speed-critical areas of the computer such as cache memory.

(Dynamic Random Access Memory) DRAM is the most common type of memory and is "dynamic" because in order for the memory chip to retain data, it must be refreshed constantly (every few milliseconds). If the cell is not refreshed, the data is lost. DRAM temporarily stores data in a cell composed of a capacitor and a transistor. Each cell contains a specified number of bits. These cells are accessed by row addresses and column addresses.

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SRAM is static random access memory and DRAM is dynamic random access memory. DRAM requires the data to be refreshed periodically in order to keep the data. SRAM does not need to be refreshed as the transistors inside would continue to hold the data as long as the power supply.

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Q: What is the difference between DRAM and SRAM?
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What is the difference between DRAM and SRAM in terms of pin diagram?

dram is material gives sound and sram is the sound itself

What is the difference between DRAM and SRAM in terms of characterstics such as size?

•Dynamic cell (DRAM) -Simpler to build, smaller -More dense -Less expensive -Needs refresh -Larger memory units •Static (SRAM) -Faster -Cache

What are different types of rams?

sram and dram

What adventage does dram have over sram?

DRAM has a lower price. Further details below:

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What advantage does DRAM have over SRAM?

Dynamic Random Access Memory contents need to be continuously refreshed. When its contents are being refreshed, memory can not be read from nor write to. Another point to note is that DRAM is cheap to manufacture (This could be the only advantage it has to SRAM).Where as in Static Random Access Memory, memory need not to be continuosly refreshed and therefore memory can be accessed at any time. SRAM is expensive to manufacture.

What are forms of ram?

SRAM DRAM SDRAM XRAM is not a form of RAM.

What is the difference between FPM DRAM and EDO DRAM?

nothing they are the same

What are all forms of RAM?

SRAM DRAM SDRAM XRAM is not a form of RAM.

What are the two main types of ram memory sram and dram?

DDR and DDR2

How would you write about SRAM?

---SRAM--- Static random access memory (SRAM) is a type of semiconductor memory where the word static indicates that it, unlike dynamic RAM (DRAM), does not need to be periodically refreshed, as SRAM uses bistable latching circuitry to store each bit. SRAM exhibits data remanence, but is still volatile in the conventional sense that data is eventually lost when the memory is not powered. The term SDRAM, which stands for synchronous DRAM, should not be confused with SRAM.

Why is DRAM analog device and SRAM digital device?

This is incorrect. DRAM is a digital device, and so is SRAM. DRAM and SRAM serve the same functions- temporary storage space (or random access memory, hence 'RAM') in different ways. DRAM data is typically refreshed every so often, uses more power than SRAM and is much slower, but also much cheaper and easier to manufacture in huge sizes. SRAM, such as the cache on CPUs, is much smaller and faster, and stores data until it is cleared or the computer is turned off (and in some cases, even without power) but is extremely expensive.