Memory expansion

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A memory expansion is understood to mean the increase in the working memory of a computer or the components used for it .

In personal computers , the main memory can be expanded by installing additional memory modules or by replacing existing modules with modules of higher capacity.

Memory expansions in the form of expansion cards are z. B. offered for laser printers . In the past, such cards were also used in PCs and many home computers (e.g. the Amiga ). There were also modules for the expansion port of many home computers, e.g. B. the C64 and the C128 . These modules were often referred to as REU (Ram Expansion Unit).

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