VRAM

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VRAM is a common abbreviation for Video Random Access Memory, which is memory in a computer system that holds the pixels and other information displayed on a computer monitor. This is often different technology than other computer memory, to facilitate being read rapidly to draw the image. In some systems this memory cannot be read/written using the same methods as normal memory; it is not memory mapped.

The term "VRAM" sometimes means a specific technology used in the 1980s to implement it, Dual-ported DRAM.