Define RAM and ROM and its function

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There are two fundamental types of computer memory RAM and ROM. Define what these letter represent and explain the functional differences between these two type of memory.

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Define RAM and ROM and its function

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ROM (Read-Only Memory) and RAM (Random Access Memory) are the two basic types of computer memory. ROM is read-only and cannot be removed whether the computer is on or off. Most computers contain a small amount of read-only memory that holds critical instructions for like say, starting up your computer. As the name implies, ROM is read-only and cannot be revised or written to.
 
RAM or Random Access Memory is volatile, meaning it is temporary and needs power to retain information. It refers to active data or programs and its contents can be modified or deleted. When you create something, it is stored in RAM.
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Define RAM and ROM and its function

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RAM is Random Access Memory

This type of memory is volatile, which means the data stored are erased when power is turned off. The data can be erased now and often. Two types of Ram are normally used, STATIC and DYNAMIC RAM. This memory is also known as primary memory.

ROM is Read Only Memory

This memory is read only type, means, data cannot be re-written. Once something is written it is not erased. The data is retained even if after power is turned OFF. The ROM types are PROM (Programmable Read Only Memory) and EPROM ( Electrically Erasable Programmable Read Only Memory). Some startup program are normally written on these type of Memory.

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Define RAM and ROM and its function

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RAM and ROM are the most important memory which helps to store data permanently and temporarily. Let’s see about RAM, its stands for Random Access Memory. RAM also mentioned as volatile memory because, it looses all the data’s once the power has been disconnected. If you are doing in your PC it’s temporarily stores in your RAM memory. You can delete it, save it; also edit it when the power is there. Without power RAM will not store any data. Temporarily stored data’s also lost. Once the RAM got upset you can change replace another RAM as well. This is the main advantage in this RAM
 
Let’s see about ROM, its stands for Read Only Memory. ROM also mentioned as non-volatile memory because, I won’t looses any data once the power goes off. ROM memory contains the set of instructions which helps to boot up the pc. We can’t store any data’s and edit or delete ROM memory data’s. Here the most disadvantages in this are once the ROM got upset it’s very hard to replace.
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RAM stands for “Random Access Memory.” This is the actual physical memory of a computer where the operating system and programs are loaded and kept so they can be accessed more quickly by the processor. RAM is also one kind of storage in a computer but on the temporary side.

Unlike other kinds of storage devices like the hard disk drive or HDD and the solid-state drive or SSD, the data stored in RAM is kept until there is power or the computer is running. When the computer is turned off and there is no more power, all the data it stores are also gone. ROM stands for “Read-Only Memory.”

It is the kind of memory that is limited only to reading of data. It doesn’t allow writing of data to the memory. One example of ROM is the ROM drive that’s included in an external hard drive that contains the driver or the software for the drive.

Unlike RAM where data is lost when power is gone, with ROM data is kept and remains on the drive or memory even when there is no power.

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