L01a_IntroToMemory

L01a_IntroToMemory - CS1372 HELPING TO PUT THE COMPUTING IN...

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Unformatted text preview: CS1372: HELPING TO PUT THE COMPUTING IN ECE CS1372: HELPING TO PUT THE COMPUTING IN ECE CS1372 Intro to Memory CS1372: HELPING TO PUT THE COMPUTING IN ECE Barbie’s Computer Memory CS1372: HELPING TO PUT THE COMPUTING IN ECE CS1372: HELPING TO PUT THE COMPUTING IN ECE Could you make a memory that had a word size of 1 bit? Advantages/Disadvantag es? CS1372: HELPING TO PUT THE COMPUTING IN ECE CS1372: HELPING TO PUT THE COMPUTING IN ECE What is the optimum word size? Depends! CS1372: HELPING TO PUT THE COMPUTING IN ECE Modern Computers Can Access • 8 bits (a byte) • 16 bits • 32 bits • 64 bits • And sometimes more! CS1372: HELPING TO PUT THE COMPUTING IN ECE CS1372: HELPING TO PUT THE COMPUTING IN ECE Trivia: What is a 4-bit quantity called? A Nybble (One hexadecimal digit) CS1372: HELPING TO PUT THE COMPUTING IN ECE Not a bad idea to memorize • 00000 • 00011 • 00102 • 00113 • 01004 • 01015 • 01106 • 0111 7 • 10008 • 10019 • 101010A • 101111B • 110012C • 110113D • 1110 14E • 1111 15F CS1372: HELPING TO PUT THE COMPUTING IN ECE...
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This note was uploaded on 02/07/2012 for the course CS 1372 taught by Professor Smith during the Spring '07 term at Georgia Tech.

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L01a_IntroToMemory - CS1372 HELPING TO PUT THE COMPUTING IN...

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