What is Phase Change Memory?

Phase Change Memory is type of non-volatile computer memory (NVRAM) that is sometimes referred to as “perfect RAM” due to its superior performance characteristics. Phase Change Memory is also referred to as PCM and PCRAM by different groups.

Regardless of the acronym used, Phase Change Memory represents an innovative type of memory technology with great potential storage application use cases. Phase Change Memory offers the promise of fast RAM speeds, but can be used to store data with low power requirements.