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RAM = Random Access Memory

RAM stores data as temporary electrical signals. If the power is switched off (e.g. power cut or dead battery), then any data that was stored in RAM will be lost.

RAM is often referred to as volatile memory because it is never permanently stored and can easily be wiped from the system.

Your computer stores data that it needs quickly in RAM because it is much…

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