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Definition of RAM and ROM?

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ROM - Read Only Memory
ROM is an internal memory in the computer which is used to store critical information required by the computer like booting programs. They are prerecorded and are read only.

RAM - Random Access Memory
RAM is another form of internal memory. RAMs are used to store temporary programs that are currently being executed. They come in large sizes of 4GB's and higher. They are accessible and can be changed.
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Random-access memory (RAM) refers to a storage technology that allows you to read and write data as many times as needed. Contrast this to ROM which allows data to be written once after which it permits only reading.

RAM is typically erased when a computer is shut down, though some RAM chips maintain data indefinitely without electrical power. Technically, RAM devices are not limited to memory chips, and random-access memory as a storage format is not limited to use as working memory. In a broad sense, modern storage devices for long-term or secondary storage, including magnetic media and laser-readable CDs and DVDs, are forms of random-access memory.

Read-only memory (ROM) refers to a storage technology that allows you to write data only once. After the data has been written, you can read it an unlimited number of times. Contrast this with random-access memory (RAM) that allows you to read and write data as many times as needed.

Originally, the term ROM referred to memory chips. However, with the creation of other stored devices, the term is being used more widely. In particular, CD-ROM is used to distinguish CDs that can only be read and not written too.


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What Is the Difference Between RAM and ROM?
By: Dachary Carey

What is the difference between RAM and ROM? While only one letter's difference separates these two acronyms, the components themselves couldn't be more different.

What is RAM?
"RAM" stands for "random access memory." RAM is memory that stores data in a random order, and it can be written to again and again. However, RAM is functional only when electrical current runs through it, so when your computer is powered down, it can't hold anything in the RAM. That's why your computer needs different types of memory; with only RAM, you'd never be able to store any data.

What is ROM?
"ROM" stands for "read-only memory." With ROM, you can only access the data stored on it. You can't write new data to ROM, except in a few select situations. You might run into a CD ROM that's got a computer program installed on it, or other types of ROM that contain data but to which you can't write data. Because ROM cannot be re-written, it's generally used for long-term storage.

What is the difference between RAM and ROM?
RAM, or random access memory, is memory that you can write to again and again. However, every time you turn off your computer, the memory is erased. ROM is memory that can only be read. You generally can't write to ROM, except in a few select circumstances. However, ROM contains its data even without electricity, so ROM is ideal as good long-term storage.

How are RAM and ROM used?
You'll find both RAM and ROM in your computer. Your computer uses RAM to store data that it's using to work. Computer programs load data that they need to use into your computer's RAM for immediate or short-term access. The more RAM your computer has, the more data that it can store for short-term access, and the less frequently it has to access long-term storage devices. This reduction in access time generally makes your computer run faster, and it enables you to multi-task more effectively. That's why computers with more RAM are typically faster, and adding RAM can boost your computer's speed.

ROM is a long-term storage solution that you generally can't edit. You might see CD ROMs to load data or programs onto your CD. Technically, some audio CDs are a form of CD ROM. You'll also see ROM in your computer's BIOS, or the set of instructions that tells your hardware how to function and helps your computer load the operating system when it starts up. Some forms of ROM do allow limited editing, or the ability to make selections and program the ROM, but it generally is a storage-only device.
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Both RAM are ROM primary memory.
RAM is random Access Memory and ROM is Read Only Memory...

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ram is random access memory.it is volatile memory chip.
rom is read only memory.it is a non-volatile memory chip.
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RAM (random access memory) is the place in a computer where the operating system, application programs, and data in current use are kept so that they can be quickly reached by the computer's processor. RAM is much faster to read from and write to than the other kinds of storage in a computer, the hard disk, floppy disk, and CD-ROM. However, the data in RAM stays there only as long as your computer is running. When you turn the computer off, RAM loses its data. When you turn your computer on again, your operating system and other files are once again loaded into RAM, usually from your hard disk.

ROM is "built-in" computer memory containing data that normally can only be read, not written to. ROM contains the programming that allows your computer to be "booted up" or regenerated each time you turn it on. Unlike a computer's random access memory (RAM), the data in ROM is not lost when the computer power is turned off. The ROM is sustained by a small long-life battery in your computer.If you ever do the hardware setup procedure with your computer, you effectively will be writing to ROM.

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What is RAM?
"RAM" stands for "random access memory." RAM is memory that stores data in a random order, and it can be written to again and again. However, RAM is functional only when electrical current runs through it, so when your computer is powered down, it can't hold anything in the RAM. That's why your computer needs different types of memory; with only RAM, you'd never be able to store any data.

What is ROM?
"ROM" stands for "read-only memory." With ROM, you can only access the data stored on it. You can't write new data to ROM, except in a few select situations. You might run into a CD ROM that's got a computer program installed on it, or other types of ROM that contain data but to which you can't write data. Because ROM cannot be re-written, it's generally used for long-term storage.


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RAM is random Access Memory and ROM is Read Only Memory...

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Random Access Memory (RAM): The primary storage is referred to as random access memory (RAM) because it is possible to randomly select and use any location of the memory directly store and retrieve data. It takes same time to any address of the memory as the first address. It is also called read/write memory. The storage of data and instructions inside the primary storage is temporary. It disappears from RAM as soon as the power to the computer is switched off. The memories, which loose their content on failure of power supply, are known as volatile memories .So now we can say that RAM is volatile memory.
Read Only Memory (ROM): There is another memory in computer, which is called Read Only Memory (ROM). Again it is the ICs inside the PC that form the ROM. The storage of program and data in the ROM is permanent. The ROM stores some standard processing programs supplied by the manufacturers to operate the personal computer. The ROM can only be read by the CPU but it cannot be changed. The basic input/output program is stored in the ROM that examines and initializes various equipment attached to the PC when the switch is made ON. The memories, which do not loose their content on failure of power supply, are known as non-volatile memories. ROM is non-volatile memory.


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ROM(Read Only Memory) and RAM(Random Access Memory) both are main memory in the computer also known as primary memory of computer. These are type of main memory and made up of Semiconductor material.
ROM is Read Only Memory as its name indicates it is read only means the data and information written on it can only be read but can not be written on it. It is non volatile memory means data on it remains as it is even the power goes off suddenly.
RAM is Random Access Memory it is a volatile memory means we loose data if the power goes off suddenly middle. Here we can write the data on it as well as we can read the data from it means it is read/write memory.
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RAM is random Access Memory and ROM is Read Only Memory...
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RAM rhymes with Ham and ROM rhymes with Don.
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Ram....Random access Memory
Rom....Read Only memory
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ram is to force and rom is romantic
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good answers

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RAM is random access memory and ROM is read only memory. RAM is important as it is used to store programs and they can be changed into different sizes.
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ROM - Read Only Memory
ROM is an internal memory in the computer which is used to store critical information required by the computer like booting programs. They are prerecorded and are read only.

RAM - Random Access Memory
RAM is another form of internal memory. RAMs are used to store temporary programs that are currently being executed. They come in large sizes of 4GB's and higher. They are accessible and can be changed.
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Random-access memory (RAM) refers to a storage technology that allows you to read and write data as many times as needed. Contrast this to ROM which allows data to be written once after which it permits only reading.

RAM is typically erased when a computer is shut down, though some RAM chips maintain data indefinitely without electrical power. Technically, RAM devices are not limited to memory chips, and random-access memory as a storage format is not limited to use as working memory. In a broad sense, modern storage devices for long-term or secondary storage, including magnetic media and laser-readable CDs and DVDs, are forms of random-access memory.

Read-only memory (ROM) refers to a storage technology that allows you to write data only once. After the data has been written, you can read it an unlimited number of times. Contrast this with random-access memory (RAM) that allows you to read and write data as many times as needed.

Originally, the term ROM referred to memory chips. However, with the creation of other stored devices, the term is being used more widely. In particular, CD-ROM is used to distinguish CDs that can only be read and not written too.




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Both RAM are ROM primary memory.
RAM is random Access Memory and ROM is Read Only Memory...



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ram is random access memory.it is volatile memory chip.
rom is read only memory.it is a non-volatile memory chip.


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What Is the Difference Between RAM and ROM?
By: Dachary Carey

What is the difference between RAM and ROM? While only one letter's difference separates these two acronyms, the components themselves couldn't be more different.

What is RAM?
"RAM" stands for "random access memory." RAM is memory that stores data in a random order, and it can be written to again and again. However, RAM is functional only when electrical current runs through it, so when your computer is powered down, it can't hold anything in the RAM. That's why your computer needs different types of memory; with only RAM, you'd never be able to store any data.

What is ROM?
"ROM" stands for "read-only memory." With ROM, you can only access the data stored on it. You can't write new data to ROM, except in a few select situations. You might run into a CD ROM that's got a computer program installed on it, or other types of ROM that contain data but to which you can't write data. Because ROM cannot be re-written, it's generally used for long-term storage.

What is the difference between RAM and ROM?
RAM, or random access memory, is memory that you can write to again and again. However, every time you turn off your computer, the memory is erased. ROM is memory that can only be read. You generally can't write to ROM, except in a few select circumstances. However, ROM contains its data even without electricity, so ROM is ideal as good long-term storage.

How are RAM and ROM used?
You'll find both RAM and ROM in your computer. Your computer uses RAM to store data that it's using to work. Computer programs load data that they need to use into your computer's RAM for immediate or short-term access. The more RAM your computer has, the more data that it can store for short-term access, and the less frequently it has to access long-term storage devices. This reduction i
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RAM randon acces memory
it is connected to the C.P.U
the data stored in it is not permanent
ROM read online memory
it is built in the cPU
the data stored in it is not permanent

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ram is full meaning is random access memory
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ram ma ramma kya h ye drama
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ROM - Read Only Memory
ROM is an internal memory in the computer which is used to store critical information required by the computer like booting programs. They are prerecorded and are read only.

RAM - Random Access Memory
RAM is another form of internal memory. RAMs are used to store temporary programs that are currently being executed. They come in large sizes of 4GB's and higher. They are accessible and can be changed.
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RAM is memory that can be read and write and it does erased when a computer is shutdown whiles ROM on the other hand is reading only which cannot be rewrite after it is written
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