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Viva Question Answer on DRAM & SRAM memory

Q.1 What are the key properties of semiconductor memory? Ans:¬†They exhibit two stable (or semistable) states, which can be used to represent binary 1 and 0; they are capable of being written into (at least once), to set the state; they are capable of being read to sense the state. Q.2 What are two senses…
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Viva Question Answer on Cache Memory

Q.1 What are the differences among sequential access, direct access, and random access? Ans: Sequential access: Memory is organized into units of data, called records. Access must be made in a specific linear sequence. Direct access: Individual blocks or records have a unique address based on physical location. Access is accomplished by direct access to reach a general…
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