Carnegie Mellon University

RAM

RAM or Random Access Memory is like the short-term memory on a computer. Upgrading RAM is the easiest way to give a computer a speed boost! However, RAM is only helpful if there's power to it. Once the power goes out, so does RAM. Learn about different types of RAM, how fast it is, and more in this video!

 

SAFETY FIRST: If you would like to follow along with our videos, please do so at your own risk. Disassembling a computer can void the warranty. Adult supervision and permission is required. Before taking apart any computers please be sure to shut down and disconnect any power supplies.