As ROM stands for Read Only Memory it
implies that a programmer or user of the
monniter can not change the instructions
given/stored in the ROM. When power is lost
the information is not lost/removed.
What type of memory is RAM?
It is a a type of memory that you can change
and read what information is stored.
Applications and programs use this memory
for your settings etc. The information is
temporary and when power is lost so is the
How do they differ?
RAM is volatile however ROM is
not. RAM makes your computer
faster when booting up your
What does volatile mean?
Volatile means that the information can
change quickly and unpredictdly for the worse.
What is the difference between static RAM and dynamic RAM?
Dynamic means the memory is
Static means that it will stay
the same until the power is