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Did ROM chips jump from 8K to 32K?

I believe that the 2732 intel EPROM was the skipped generation. The 2732 and 2764 development cycles overlapped, and as things turned out, the 2732 wasn't far enough ahead to bother with when push ...
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Did ROM chips jump from 8K to 32K?

The ZX Spectrum ROM is 16K-sized. Also many Konami games for the MSX system are a 16K ROM in a cartridge.
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Did ROM chips jump from 8K to 32K?

It would make sense for EPROMs to grow in x4 steps because the memory array would tend to be square. Since it needs all to be visible through the erase window, a 2:1 rectangle would need more or less ...
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Did ROM chips jump from 8K to 32K?

The maximum size of static RAM, EPROM, or mask ROM that would be "readily available" available at any particular time in the 1980s or 1990s would often increase by a factor of four at a time,...
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Did ROM chips jump from 8K to 32K?

No, there were definitely 16KB ROMs. A very notable user of them was Nintendo for the initial wave of Famicom/NES games, which typically contained an 8KB CHR ROM and a seperate 16KB PRG ROM in the ...
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Did ROM chips jump from 8K to 32K?

No, they did not follow the same pattern. DRAMs generally increased in factors of 4 because the address bus is multiplexed, so by adding one pin, you gain two address bits. ROM chips had a simple ...
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