External memory refers to external hard drives, discs and USB thumb drives. These are all media kept externally to your PC case. More »

An external CD drive is a portable memory unit that can be plugged into a computer via USB drive or CD drive. It is a stand-alone magnetic disk, optical disc or solid state drive that plugs into the computer and is desig... More »

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External computer parts are those that connect to the case, often to provide ways to input or output data. Most computers use a keyboard and mouse as external input devices and a monitor as an output device. Speakers, pr... More »

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 »

External hard drives provide users with additional external storage for storing important files or backing up the data stored in the internal drive. They are connected to computers via FireWire connections, USB or wirele... More »

U3-compliant USB flash drives allow users to store data and install certain Windows applications on these drives. In 2004, two USB flash drive manufacturers, M-Systems and SanDisk, joined forces to form a company called ... More »

The fastest way to transfer large files between computers is by using physical media, such as USB flash drives or external hard drives. On average, USB flash drives can handle up to 128 gigabytes of information, while ex... More »

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