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1

Name three types of storage

Magnetic storage
Optical storage
Flash storage

2

What is the most common form of a magnetic storage?

Hard disk drive

3

What is the most common form of an optical storage?

CD
DVD
BLU-RAY

4

What is an advantage of a Flash storage?

It is robust

5

What does the term ‘robust’ mean?

It is hard to break

6

What does HDD stand for and what is the function?

HDD— Hard Disk Drive
It is a common device that is used to store data

7

What are the two different hard disk drive?

Internal and External hard drive

8

Name three backing storage devices

CD-ROM
CD-R
HARD DISK DRIVE

9

What is the best type of storage device and why?

Solid state device— “Solid State technology is used in:
Digital Cameras to store pictures
USB Pen Drives to store documents, pictures, audio and video, etc.
Modern desktop computers, laptops, netbooks, tablet PC’s, etc as a storage device
Solid State storage has many advantages: Lower power usage
Fast random access to data
Lightweight and portable
No moving parts so less chance of failing overtime (robust)

10

The storage capacity of CD is usually measured in what?

MB

11

The storage capacity of DVD is usually measured in what?

GB

12

The storage capacity of Hard Disk Drive is usually measured in what?

TB

13

What is the use of CD-R, CD-ROM and CD-RW?

CD-R — Write Data once
CD-ROM — Read Data only
CD-RW — Write and Re-write Data

14

What does the graphics card do?

The graphics card is required in every computer to allow input, Processing and Output of high quality graphics