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Used Storage Devices

A used storage devices is any type of computing hardware that is used for storing, porting or extracting data files and objects. It can hold and store information both temporarily and permanently. They may be internal or external to a computer, server or computing device.

It may also be known as a storage medium or storage media depending on whether it is seen as discrete in nature (for example, “a hard drive” versus “some hard drive space.”)

Explains Device

These are one of the core components of any computing device. They store virtually all of the data and applications on a computer, except for hardware firmware which is generally managed through separate read-only memory or ROM.

These are available in different forms, depending on the type of underlying device. For example, a standard computer has multiple storage devices including RAM, a cache, and a hard disk. The same device may also have optical disk drives and externally connected USB drives.

There are two different types of devices:

Primary devices: Generally smaller in size, primary devices are designed to hold data temporarily and are internal to the computer. They have the fastest data access speed. These types of devices include RAM and cache memory.

Secondary devices: Secondary devices usually have larger storage capacity, and they store data permanently. They can be either internal or external to the computer. These types of devices include the hard disk, the optical disk drive and USB storage device.

Used Storage Devices