memory interleaving


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memory interleaving

A category of techniques for increasing memory speed. For example, with separate memory banks for odd and even addresses, the next byte of memory can be accessed while the current byte is being refreshed.
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It is also important to provide a modest amount of memory interleaving. Although the bus protocol allows only two memory subnodes to be active at once, higher interleave increases the probability that a module will be free when a memory request is issued.