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
- External hard disk drives
- Optical media such as CD or DVD
- Flash media such as thumbdrives