Access Time

A memory term.

The 'access time' is the time taken to fetch a piece of data.

For a hard disk, the access time is normally in milliseconds (thousandth of a second). For solid state memory such as RAM it is in nanoseconds (thousand millionth of a second).

Challenge see if you can find out one extra fact on this topic that we haven't already told you

Click on this link: Access Time


back to glossaryback to glossary