Types of memory - operating system

Explain the types of memory.

RAM - Random Access Memory is a volatile form of memory. This means that the content written on RAM is wiped off when the power is turned OFF.

ROM – Read only memory like hard disks, tapes are ROM where the content once written is permanently written unless wiped off by the user.

Explain the types of memory.

The basic types of memories that a computer has are:

- RAM Random access memory
- ROM Read Only memory
- Cache Memory
- Other than these a computer also has secondary storage devices like a hard disk which also contribute towards it memory.
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