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The types of computer storage devices include floppy disks, USB flash drives, memory cards, memory sticks, tape cassettes, zip cassettes, computer hard drives, CDs and DVDs. Storage devices are used to store data from co... More »

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Removable storage devices are the type of storage media that can be ejected from a computer when it is still running. Typical examples of removable media include USB sticks, CDs and DVDs. More »

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Secondary storage does not directly interact with a computer application and operates outside of the direct control of a computer CPU. Secondary storage devices are typically backup versions of primary storage data and c... More »

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Common types of data storage include traditional magnetic hard drives or tapes, optical storage such as CDs or DVDs, flash memory storage in solid-state drives or USB drives, and cloud or networked storage that archives ... More »

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The six common storage devices are hard disk drives, RAM, flash memory, optical drives, external hard drives and tape drives. This hardware is designed to store and, in some instances, gather and sort data. More »

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Secondary storage devices consist of media like CDs or DVDs, or physical devices, such as flash memory drives or external hard drives. Older computer systems also used floppy disks or magnetic tapes for secondary storage... More »

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There are several different types of storage devices that hold digital data, such as memory cards, CD-ROMs and hard drives. Each storage device ranges in size and capabilities, and the smaller units are commonly found in... More »

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