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physical memory

(memory management)
The memory hardware (normally RAM) installed in a computer. The term is only used in contrast to virtual memory.

physical memory

Memory made of RAM chips. The term is generally used to differentiate main memory (physical memory) and disk or solid state storage. It is also used in discussions about virtual memory, contrasting the data in main memory with the data that have been swapped temporarily to storage. See memory, virtual memory and RAM.
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However, the challenge is that it requires accurate layout of GVM kernel to understand what the physical memory pages are represented.
HYPER mode also allows the processor to read and write all virtual memory, 0x0000 0000 to 0xFFFF_FFFF, and to read and write the actual physical memory.
PBOs actually decrease performance on devices that make use of shared physical memory.
In [96], authors studied the tools and techniques of extracting Windows registry data directly from physical memory dump and then presented an attack against on-disk registry analysis techniques by modifying the cashed registry values in physical memory.
Memory failure is also linked to the Reversion Effect since most memorization is tactile-dependent; therefore, physical memory deteriorates and the performer experiences memory-slips.
1) The state of a battery is determined by two factors: CPU load and physical memory usage.
It is collectively constituted, archived in the personal, physical memory of human beings, and only through playing and listening and retelling does it circulate.
deep, and taken in the last physical memory of her tongue, say, or her
The 272 terabytes of physical memory in the TACC Stampede supercomputer indicates that MIC is being targeted to run big memory production jobs.
None of that existed in my physical memory, and I knew I needed as much time as possible to make it part of me," Contactmusic quoted her as saying.
Forrester analyst James Staten said larger vRAM entitlements will make it easier for customers to upgrade because they'll have "greater investment protection for new systems that are expected to accommodate much more physical memory.
Clutching a silver wrist-watch in her palm, Diane explained that it was the last physical memory of her husband of 39 years, an avid Liverpool supporter whom everyone knew as Eddie.

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