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video RAM

[‚vid·ē·ō ′ram]
(computer science)
Dynamic random-access memory optimized for use with video displays.

video RAM

video RAM

A type of dual-ported memory used for the frame buffer in a graphics card. While data are being sent to the screen, video RAM (VRAM) enables new data to be simultaneously written into memory. See shared video memory, SDRAM and SGRAM.
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