• John Lancaster
Part of the European Computer Driving Licence book series (ECDL, volume 1)


In this chapter you will learn how to:
  • Know how memory capacity is measured.

  • Understand the different types of computer memory and when they are used.

  • Be able to compare and contrast the main types of storage devices.

  • Know some of the factors that impact on computer performance.

  • Understand the relationship between characters, fields, records, files and directories.


Hard Disk Main Memory Memory Location Hard Drive Cache Memory 
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© The British Computer Society 2000

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