Template talk:Memory types

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Memristor not a memory[edit]

I removed the memristor from memory types, because such a basic element would not exclusively be a memory technology.61.61.254.9 (talk) 05:56, 21 May 2008 (UTC)

virtual memory[edit]

no mention of virtual memory here or in computer memory! --Espoo (talk) 09:09, 6 September 2009 (UTC)

That's because "virtual memory" isn't an actual type of computer memory, it's a method of accessing it. A quick look at that article should clear up just what it is, but in case it seems a bit opaque... It basically 're-directs' a program's memory access, to make the program believe it's using a single, monolithic block of memory, while secretly, it is really being provided with memory fragmented across numerous RAM modules, and even potentially on hard/solid state drives. The program won't know the difference; hence it runs fine. This does have the downside of potentially slowing RAM access speeds, but has the upsides of eliminating any other downsides of fragmentation, making sure all memory can be used, and making sure a computer can multi-task without each program bumping into other program's memory. Nottheking (talk) 03:03, 20 March 2010 (UTC)

Flash Memory[edit]

As the article for Flash Memory currently states, "It is a specific type of EEPROM..." Hence, I am editing the indentation of it in the box to reflect this. Nottheking (talk) 03:03, 20 March 2010 (UTC)

Williams-Kilburn Tube[edit]

I have altered the name of the Williams tube to the Williams-Kilburn tube for the reasoning given at: Why Williams-Kilburn Tube is a Better Name for the Williams Tube --TedColes (talk) 17:15, 15 March 2012 (UTC)