Definition[edit | edit source]

Non-volatile memory is memory that does not loses its content when power is turned off or lost.

Examples[edit | edit source]

Examples of non-volatile memory include read-only memory, flash memory, most types of magnetic computer storage devices (e.g. hard disks, floppy disks, and magnetic tape), optical discs, and early computer storage methods such as paper tape and punch cards.

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