You are replacing some DDR3 memory in a desktop computer. What memory type would you expect to use?
E) The big kind with the chips on it
The answer: B) DIMM
Desktop memory on most modern systems uses DIMM format memory, although you might find some older systems that might use RIMM modules. It’s nearly impossible to find SIMM in active use, and SO-DIMM is almost exclusive to laptop computers.
Want to know more? Watch “Memory Slots.”|
There have been many different memory slot formats through the years. In this video, you’ll learn the difference between SIMMs, RIMMs, DIMMs, and SO-DIMMs.