Current solid-state drives can use which of the following memory technologies to store information?
The correct answer is: NAND Flash or SDRAM and 73 percent of those who answered the question got it right. Current solid-state drives use either non-volatile NAND Flash memory (the kind commonly used in USB flash drives) or volatile SDRAM (used for a variety of memory applications, including computer RAM modules).
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