It's in everything from your mobile phone to your video game console. Random-access memory, as we know it, has been a ubiquitous part of computing for almost 60 years. At the most base level, RAM is simply there to provide quick access to data that's accessibility must be immediate. If you'd like to learn more about RAM, please navigate to the RAM Brief page.
Pictured here is SRAM, one of the two variants of RAM