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April 25th, 2005

A Different Spin on Future Data Storage

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The next generation of computers will be "instant-on," meaning they won't need to be booted up to move hard-drive data into memory. They'll also store data in a smaller space and access it faster, while consuming less power than today's machines ó thanks in part to the development of magnetic random access memory chips, or MRAM. These MRAM chips will store data through the spin of electrons, giving them a distinct advantage over today's chips, which utilize electron charge.

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