RAM is a moniker for Random Access Memory.
When the computer is turned off the RAM is no longer accessible. ROM chips along with BIOS (computer boot firmware) allows the RAM information to be retrievable when the computer is rebooted.
RAM size and Location on the Computer System
Most computers come equipped with 256 million bytes of RAM already on the computer.
RAM is not random as its name would lead one to believe. The RAM is highly controlled and the storage can be directly ascertained.
There is a decisive method that RAM utilizes to make its memory available to certain areas of the computer system.