Presentation on theme: "David Abarca, Instructor Del Mar College Computer Corner Computer Components Memory VS Storage."— Presentation transcript:
David Abarca, Instructor Del Mar College Computer Corner Computer Components Memory VS Storage
Computer Corner What’s the difference between memory and storage? What is memory? What is storage? How much of each do I need?
Computer Corner What is Memory? R. A. M. (Random Access Memory) Typically represented in “MB” Some systems have 256 MB Most systems require at least 512 MB to allow multiple programs to run at the same time.
Computer Corner Advantages of More Memory? Faster Web Surfing Faster Printing Enhanced Multitasking = More Programs More Efficient Networking
Computer Corner What is Storage? Hard Drives, CDs, DVDs, Solid State Memory Storage is typically represented in “GB” Most Systems have 60GB This would hold about 1200 CDs of music or about 5 hours of digital video
Computer Corner The Evolution of Storage In 1983 a 10 MB Hard Drive (Equal to about 7 diskettes) sold for $2000.00 ($200 per MB) Today a 300GB Hard Drive (Equal to about 208,333 diskettes) sells for $89 ($0.0003 per MB) In 1983 this 300GB Hard Drive would have cost $60 Million
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