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What every programmer should know about memory, Part 1

What every programmer should know about memory, Part 1

Posted Sep 22, 2007 17:42 UTC (Sat) by dskoll (subscriber, #1630)
In reply to: What every programmer should know about memory, Part 1 by ttonino
Parent article: What every programmer should know about memory, Part 1

DRAM data has to be written back after every read

That happens automatically. The sense amplifiers form a positive feedback loop that restores the charge in the capacitor. In fact, a refresh is performed just by doing a read (but throwing away the data.)


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