Computer Basics/Hardware/Storage devices
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Storage devices are used to store data and programs.
| Hard disk drive
Enclosed metal platters in a sealed unit, light on system unit shows disk is being accessed.
Connected to the motherboard.
Also known as a disk drive or hard drive.
| Optical disk drive
DVD‘s – read/write.
Compact Disc-Read Only Memory. Digital memory for personal computers.