Tuesday, 21 September 2010

#Acronym Buster - RAM

DieselTekk.co.uk - Pile of RAMThe acronym RAM stands for Random Access Memory which is the most common computer memory which can be used by programs to perform necessary tasks while the computer is on; an integrated circuit memory chip allows information to be stored or accessed in any order and all storage locations are equally accessible.

Running programs (what you see on screen) are run from within RAM enabling them to perform faster.  Having more RAM is always highly beneficial and directly relates to the overall performance of the computer.

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