Memory and Storage

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What doe RAM stand for?
Random Access Memory
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What doe ROM stand for?
Read Only Memory
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Tell me about RAM
Volatile. Lost when computer switched off. Stores applications data
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Tell me about ROM
Stays when computer switched off. Non volatile. Stores BIOS
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Name the 3 main types of storage
Optical. Magnetic. Solid state
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What storage device would you use to make a system back up and why?
magnetic tape. It stores over 200TB. Serial access is not a problem because it is for emergency back up
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What doe ROM stand for?

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Read Only Memory

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Tell me about RAM

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Tell me about ROM

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Name the 3 main types of storage

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