Definitions for "Static Random Access Memory"
Keywords:  refresh, dram, sram, ram, volatile
Much more expensive than DRAM, it is characterized by the fact that it does not require an external "refresh" to maintain its contents.
RAM that stores data within an automatic refresh. Reaches speeds of up to 12 ns. Most commonly used in an L2 cache.
is a type of non-volatile memory commonly used in caching, which is faster (and more expensive) than dram because it does not require “refreshing”.
electronic data storage device that can be randomly accessed, such as PCMCIA card (as opposed to sequentially accessed). Static refers to its ability to retain the data as long as power is supplied to the device either by a battery or a computer.