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single in-line package

A earlier memory chip module that was similar to a single in-line memory module (SIMM), but used pins rather than edge connectors. A single in-line package (SIP) was sometimes called a "single in-line pin package" (SIPP). See SIMM.




SIP Module
SIPs used pins to plug the module into the socket whereas SIMMs and DIMMs use edge connectors like PCI cards.






SIMM

(Single In-line Memory Module) An earlier printed circuit board that holds memory chips and plugs into a SIMM socket on the motherboard. See memory module.



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