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CMOS memory [1 record]

Record 1 2006-04-04

English

Subject field(s)
  • Computer Memories
DEF

The battery-backed memory ... used to store parameter values needed to boot IBM Personal Computers and compatibles, such as the type of disks and the amount of memory, as well as the clock/calendar time.

OBS

CMOS: This term can also designate the type of technology used to build the memory chip.

OBS

CMOS: complementary metal oxide semiconductor.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Mémoires (Informatique)
DEF

Mémoire en circuit CMOS alimentée par une pile pour sauvegarder les paramètres de configuration d'un PC [...]

Spanish

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