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Computer Fundamental

Storage Devices & Memory

Any electronic holding where data can be stored and retrieved later whenever required is _____.

Correct Answer is: Memory

Memory is the electronic holding place where data can be stored and retrieved later whenever required. Memory is a basic function of a computer. Without it, a computer would not be able to function properly.

Memory can be classified into: Cache, Main memory, Register, Secondary memory, Primary memory.
Some common types of backing storage devices are:

  • Hard drives
  • SSD
  • External hard disk drives
  • Optical media such as CD or DVD
  • Flash media such as thumbdrives

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