Random Access Memory (RAM) is one of the two types of main memory found in computers. General purpose computers usually contain a large amount of RAM. The features of RAM are:
Read Only Memory (ROM) is another type of main memory found in computers. It comes on a small, factory made chip in the motherboard. Features of ROM include:
ROM is often made from flash memory. This means that it's contents cannot be changed easily.
This means that the ROM only stores small programs that boots or starts up the computer.
These programs are called the Basic Input Output System (BIOS).
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