What is the name of the temporary data storage area between a peripheral device and the CPU which compensates for the difference between their speeds?

A. Backing storage

B. Buffer

C. Main storage

D. Temporary storage

E. None of the above

Answer: Option B

Solution(By Examveda Team)

Buffer is used to compensate for difference in speed between two processes that exchange or use data. Cache is a smaller and fastest memory component in the computer.

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