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Computer Fundamentals by Anita Goel

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COMPUTER MEMORY

Contents

  • Memory representation
  • Memory hierarchy—Internal memory (registers, cache memory, primary memory), secondary memory (magnetic disk, optical disk, magnetic tape)
  • Registers, cache memory
  • Primary memory—Random access memory, read only memory
  • RAM—DRAM, SRAM, memory modules— DIMM, SIMM
  • ROM—PROM, EPROM, EEPROM, flash memory
  • Secondary memory
  • Access types of storage devices—Sequential access devices, direct access devices
  • Magnetic tape—Working of magnetic tape, features of magnetic tape
  • Magnetic disk—Working of magnetic disk, features of magnetic disk, finding data on magnetic disk
    • Floppy disk
    • Hard disk
    • Zip disk
  • Optical disk—CD-ROM, DVD-ROM, recordable optical disk
    • CD-R
    • CD-RW
    • DVD-R
  • Magneto-optical disk
  • Using the computer ...

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