Why is accessing RAM always faster than accessing Hard Drive?

This is a combination from a  bunch of answers provided on https://hashnode.com/post/why-is-accessing-ram-always-faster-than-accessing-hard-drive-cijp7id47036t0f53sc3yq6dg   Answer 1 The easy version: HDD is relatively far away from the CPU, connected to system logic board via a somewhat slow SATA connection. SATA 6GB/s is the current standard. HDD's can only read or write but not both at the same time. … Continue reading Why is accessing RAM always faster than accessing Hard Drive?

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