• its a primary storage or random access memory (RAM).
  • it temporarily holds data and programs for use during processing (volatile)
  • Any information stored in RAM is lost when the computer is turned off.
  • RAM is the memory that the computer uses to temporarily store the information as it is being processed. The more information being processed the more RAM the computer needs.
  • RAM consists of locations or cells. Each cell has a unique address which distinguishes it from other cells.