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The Complete Guide to Computer Memory

RAMWelcome to Bright Hub's guide to computer memory! The memory in your computer is one of the most important factors in its speed and functioning capabilities. Also known as RAM (Random Access Memory) this part of your computer determines how much space your computer has to keep things open and running. To help you understand the types of memory, how it works, and how much you need we've assembled this guide. Below you'll find a list of the most popular and latest articles on RAM to help you speed up your computer. Be sure to spend some time with these articles before upgrading or buying because getting the wrong computer memory will cause problems.

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Adding RAM to Your Computer: How Much Can You Add?

Adding RAM to your computer is the easiest way to boost computer performance and end those long wait times while programs load and the operating system boots up. However, there are...

RAM and Memory: What's the Difference?

Random Access Memory (RAM) is a volatile type of memory used to run software and manipulate data. RAM is usually in mind when people speak of computer memory. Computers use...

The Future of Memory

A good computer is largely defined by the quality of its memory - so what's in the future for memory technology? Here's a peak into some of the upcoming technologies that...

Random Access Memory - Types of Memory

Upgrading your computer by adding more memory (RAM) is never possible if you didn't know what types of Memory exist. If you knew a DDR from a DDR2, matters would be that...

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Performing a Memory Upgrade to Speed Up Your Computer

Most people know that adding RAM (memory) to your computer makes it faster, but how can you know what memory to buy and how to install it?...

What's Best for Computers - Standby, Shut Down or Hibernate?

The choice of standby and shut down is now complicated by a second question: hibernate or shut down. For environmental and technical reasons, there is one clear answer, and most...