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  • Created on: 10-06-11 14:21

READ ONLY MEMORY - ROM

ROM is held on a chip inside the processor which cant be changed by the user, usually the data held on ROM will be the software that tells the computer how to load the operating system

it will be stored even if the computer is turned off as it is stored permanently

RANDOM ACCESS MEMORY - RAM

RAM is also held on a chip but data is held only temporarily which means that it disappears when the power is switched off

it contains…

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