Chapter 8 Primary and Secondary Storage

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primary storage

the computer's main memory, which consists of the random access memory (RAM), cache memory, and the read-only memory (ROM) that is directly accessible to the CPU

secondary storage

a data storage device that is not the main memory of a computer

hard disk

a rigid magnetic disk mounted permanently in a drive unit

flash memory card

Special type of EEPROM that can be erased and reprogrammed in blocks instead of one byte at a time.

usb drives

Removable drives that store data

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