Central Processing Unit

What does the CPU need access to?
Cache Memory and RAM
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What is RAM?
RAM (Random Access Memory) is where the programs are stored
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What is cache memory used for?
Cache Memory is used to store data which is waiting to be processed.
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Why is cache memory fast?
Cache Memory is fast as it is close to the CPU and has dedicated connections to the CPU.
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Is cache more expensive than RAM?
Cache is alot more expensive than RAM.
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What type of storage are Cache and RAM?
Cache Memory and RAM are both primary storage.
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What is RAM?

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RAM (Random Access Memory) is where the programs are stored

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What is cache memory used for?

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Why is cache memory fast?

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Is cache more expensive than RAM?

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