What are buffers in simple words?
Definition of buffer
(Entry 1 of 4) 1 : any of various devices or pieces of material for reducing shock or damage due to contact. 2 : a means or device used as a cushion against the shock of fluctuations in business or financial activity. 3 : something that serves as a protective barrier: such as. a : buffer state.
Why are buffers important in computers?
The Purpose of Buffering
The buffer stores transmitted data temporarily as it is going between devices or between a device and an app. A buffer in a computer environment means that a set amount of data is going to be stored in order to preload the required data right before it gets used by the CPU.
What are 2 reasons we need buffers?
Need of Buffering :
It helps in matching speed between two devices, between which the data is transmitted. For example, a hard disk has to store the file received from the modem. It helps the devices with different data transfer size to get adapted to each other.
- What are buffers in simple words?
- Why are buffers important in computers?
- What are 2 reasons we need buffers?
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