D is for Delicious

What does the D in DIMM represent?

A) Digital

B) Dynamic

C) Discrete

D) Dual

E) Ducky

The answer: D) Dual

There are separate electrical contacts on each side of a DIMM, giving it the name Dual Inline Memory Module.

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