Primary Storage

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  • Created by: martynak1
  • Created on: 20-05-21 14:59

Primary storage is used to hold data and programs that are currently being used and processed. Most primary storage is volatile - its contents is lost when the power is turned off.

Random Access Memory(RAM)

This is used for temporary store of instructions and data in use by the CPU for currently executing programs. RAM is volatile. Programs and data are loaded from the hard disk/solid state storage to RAM for processing. It is usually high speed memory and large capacity. It is temporary storage.

Read Only Memory(ROM)

Its a form of memory that holds the instructions that are executed

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