Advantages of SRAM | disadvantages of SRAM
This page covers advantages and disadvantages of SRAM. It mentions SRAM advantages or benefits and SRAM disadvantages or drawbacks. SRAM stands for Static Random Access Memory.
What is SRAM?
• SRAM uses array of storage cells.
• Information is stored in devices known as latches usually SR.
• It is used in computers, mobile phones, automotive electronics, electronic toys etc.
Refer SRAM vs DRAM vs MRAM >>.
Benefits or advantages of SRAM
Following are the benefits or advantages of SRAM:
➨SRAM performance is better than DRAM in terms of speed. It means it is faster in operation. As a result, it takes less time for accessing data or information compare to DRAM.
➨It is used to create speed sensitive cache.
➨It has medium power consumption.
Drawbacks or disadvantages of SRAM
Following are the disadvantages of SRAM:
➨It is costlier compare to DRAM.
➨It is volatile i.e. data is lost when memory is not powered.
➨It is not possible to refresh programs.
➨It has low storage capacity.
➨SRAM has more complex design.