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Computer Hard Drive Space vs Memory by doctormo Computer Hard Drive Space vs Memory by doctormo
This is a quick image based on an analogy which I'm sure others have thought of. But here I try and show the conceptual difference between a computer's hard drive and a computer's memory.

And this applies to any computer. All the way from your mobile phone to the gigantic building sized computers used for predicting the weather.

I anyone wants a supped up one for a poster, let me know and I put in some shading and enable the poster function.
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foxhead128 Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
This is perhaps the most understandable analogy I've seen yet.
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doctormo Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you, and thanks for the 3 :+fav:s
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foxhead128 Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
You're welcome.
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cyber199 Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2012
This is a very good way of explaining it! Bravo!
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doctormo Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks cyber199! :-)
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zorbama Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
That's a really good way to explain it! I might using, should I get the chance. :)
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Agetian Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2012
Hehe a cool analogy, my friend! :thumbsup:
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lunarcloud Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2012
Heck, each cabinet could be a partition.
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doctormo Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
You've spotted one of the concepts I've hidden in the design for a later explanation. Can you get all 5? ;-)
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lunarcloud Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2012
You have pointers? LOL
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