The Rarely Seen, But Beautiful Content-Addressable Memory (CAM)

Photo of a D3103 chip from a 1973 Intel advertisementAlthough The Memory Guy spends more time writing about NAND and DRAM than almost anything else, several other memory types ship in high volume that many people have never heard of.  One of these is the Content-Addressable Memory, or CAM.

CAMs are kind of backwards.  In a normal memory chip you input Continue reading “The Rarely Seen, But Beautiful Content-Addressable Memory (CAM)”