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Part: II Essential Hardware Upgrades > You Must Remember This: Upgrading System...

Chapter 6. You Must Remember This: Upgrading System Memory

IN THIS CHAPTER

  • Understanding computer memory

  • Adding RAM to a desktop PC

  • Adding RAM to a portable PC

Every computer comes with a boatload of built-in electronic memory. This memory is called random access memory, or RAM, and is where your computer temporarily stores program instructions, open files, and other data while it's being used.


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