SRAM is bistable

By: Anon (, November 21, 2022 10:50 am
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Andrey ( on November 21, 2022 4:23 am wrote:
> Assuming that a logical one is represented with a higher voltage than a logical zero in the IC,
> is it fair to say that ones are more expensive to process in terms of power and heat? That is,
> if it takes more energy to charge a DRAM or SRAM cell to a level of one (in case of DRAM - also
> to refresh it), if it takes more voltage to transfer the signal along the traces, if this voltage
> makes more heat in the transistors implementing a logical circuit within the IC, thus causing
> more leakage current, wouldn't it be more expensive? I wonder if someone tested this.

You already got many good answears, I just want to point out that SRAM is bistable, that means one side have the complementary charge of the other, so no reason for one of the values to leak less power then the other.
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Is 1 more expensive than 0?Andrey2022/11/21 05:23 AM
  Is 1 more expensive than 0?Juha Lainema2022/11/21 06:15 AM
  Is 1 more expensive than 0?Adrian2022/11/21 07:21 AM
    Is 1 more expensive than 0?anon22022/11/21 05:29 PM
  switching between 0 and 1 is what consumes powerHeikki Kultala2022/11/21 07:23 AM
    Thank you all for your answers. (NT)Andrey2022/11/21 08:29 AM
  Is 1 more expensive than 0?Foyle2022/11/21 08:58 AM
    Is 1 more expensive than 0?Michael S2022/11/21 10:51 AM
    Is 1 more expensive than 0?Captain Obvious2022/11/21 11:29 AM
      obvious stuffanonymou52022/11/21 02:25 PM
        obvious stuffAndrey2022/11/21 02:50 PM
          obvious stuffMichael S2022/11/21 03:43 PM
  SRAM is bistableAnon2022/11/21 10:50 AM
    SRAM is bistableAndrew Clough2022/11/22 05:53 AM
  NAND Flash 1 and 0jokerman2022/11/24 01:13 PM
    NAND Flash 1 and 0Joern Engel2022/11/25 12:00 AM
      NAND Flash 1 and 0Ungo2022/11/25 02:26 AM
        The ECC needs to be stored. as ones ane zeroes (NT)Heikki Kultala2022/11/25 08:31 AM
          The ECC needs to be stored. as ones ane zeroesanon22022/11/25 05:07 PM
            The ECC needs to be stored. as ones ane zeroesHeikki Kultala2022/11/26 12:48 AM
              The ECC needs to be stored. as ones ane zeroesanon22022/11/26 02:00 AM
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