Re: NTLK Re: ? about sram card was newt.

Date: Tue Jun 06 2000 - 22:49:45 CDT

On 6 Jun 2000, Stainless Steel Rat wrote:
> The one true benefit of SRAM over flash is that it is much faster on both
> read and write cycles.

Power consumption is also significnatly different. Flash storage requires
more current to write to it. In fact, older flash memory cards needed 12v
to write but only 5v to read. Newer ones don't, but they still draw
noticably more current writing than reading, and definitely more than

Again, though, the costs are vastly higher for SRAM than flash. You
probably can't even get huge SRAM cards...
(I know they're not widely carried, but that may just be cost)


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