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What is BIOS a type of ROM that is used by the computer to establish when the computer first powers on.
What is ROM? long term info the computer uses again and again doesn’t accept new info change NOT be changed
What is RAM? short term accepts new info for temporary storage
BIOS basic input/output system
ROM read only memory
RAM Random access memory
Caching  Storing of frequently used data in extremely fast RAM that connects directly to the CPU
Virtual memory  Space on a hard disk used to temporarily store data and swap it in and out of RAM as needed
Flash memory  Solid state storage device retains data even after computers is turned off
Kilobyte KB One pagedouble-spaced text document is roughly 2o KB in size
Megabyte MB Memory is measured in today most computers come with at least 128 MB worth of memory
Gigabyte GB Hard drives and DVD are measured in GB hard drives are now mostly 120 GB+
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