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Essential computer vocabulary terms

Essential computer vocabulary terms
  • RAM
    The separate flash-based memory storage component in a computer or smartphone that stores information temporarily before being deleted or saved. The reason it is used to store temporary and currently being edited files instead of the hard drive is that it
  • Hard drive
    The almost always disk-based component of computers that stores information permanently. It is much less expensive per gigabyte than RAM. In very modern and expensive computers and smartphones, especially where portability counts, as in a laptop, it is no