Hello there, if you have come in search of information on all things Random Access Memory, you are in the write place. What is Random Access Memory, or RAM, though? Well, put simply, it is the short term memory of your computer. Over the decades, RAM has rapidly improved in performance and capacity, but lately, things have slowed down. The have been few major innovations in the past decade with the last big improvements coming to market in the early 2000's.