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What are the differences between primary storage and secondary storage on a computer.
Difference between Primary storage and secondary storage Primary memory is the main memory (Hard disk, RAM) where the operating system resides. Secondary memory can be external devices like CD, floppy magnetic discs etc. [ secondary storage cannot be directly accessed by the CPU and is also external memory storage. - - - ]
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primary storage:

1) data lost when power off
2) high cost
3)high transfer speed

secondary storage:

1) data not lost even power off
2) low cost
3) slow transfer speed compare to primary storage
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