Memory

What is RAM?
Random Accessed Memory.
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What is ROM?
Read Only Memory.
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What is the main difference between RAM and ROM?
RAM is volatile memory, whereas ROM is non-volatile.
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What is the purpose of ROM in a computer system?
To store instructions used for starting up the computer.
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What is the purpose of RAM in a computer system?
To store information that needs to be used by the CPU very quickly.
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What is Virtual Memory?
A section of volatile memory created temporarily in the storage drive.
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When do we need Virtual Memory?
When the computer is running lots of processes and the RAM is running low.
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What is Flash Memory?
Non-volatile memory that can be electrically erased and reprogrammed.
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Where is Flash Memory used?
Portable devices and removable storage devices.
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