RAM (random access memory), either RAM hardware or software and operating system use of RAM.

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Pagefile usage fluctuating with zero paging I/O

I fired up the Performance Monitor and noticed that the % Usage on the 4GB pagefile fluctuates between 4-10% while the computer is sitting "idle." (I calculate that to be approx. ~160-400MB.) Memory ...
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WaterFox 35 Memory Leak, can it be fixed?

System specs: PC Alianeware x51 R2, Windows 8.1 After updating to WaterFox Version 35.0 I have a memory leak, can it be Fixed? Details: With some browser's I have larger issues, with waterfox I ...
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iPhone keeping “zombie” files memory spaces even after deletion? [migrated]

I have some issues with an iPhone 5c and I would like to know how it actually stores space in the disk. I will do a very basic example: The problem I try to send a picture through the WhatsApp ...
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PHP - MSSQL configurations cause slow performance [on hold]

I have a problem in my project using PHP and MSSQL. I have the following configurations: 64 GB Ram 16 CPU Intel Xeon SQL Server 16 GB Ram 4 CPU Intel Xeon Web Server And I have the following code: ...
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DDR SDRAM Data Bus Width

Is ddr sdram data bus width constant?I mean if we have sdram with 64 bit data bus, does all read and write operations occurs at 64 bit width? If it does not,how memory recognize that read or write ...
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Would it make any sense or can I see any performance upgrade if I change my RAM from 4 to 8 GB, in the presence of SSD hardrive?

I have a laptop with Win64 bit system with intel i3 processor on a Sandy bridge platform. I have recently replaced my hard drive with a SSD. Now I am also thinking to upgrade my RAM from 4 to 8 GB, ...
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Linux Watch Memory Command

I am using watch -n 5 free -m command via terminal to watch the memory fluctuate as I run virtual box with a guest that is limited to 4GB of RAM(it allocates 4GB on start of virtual guest). Under ...
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Mac: How do I view raw system memory of a running process?

I am watching a video series where someone is changing memory of a program that is in runtime. I am trying to do the same thing but have a different operating system. He is able to locate all running ...
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Which 2gb ram card would be compatible with the Samsung nc110 netbook? [on hold]

As you can tell from the title, I have been searching for a 2gb ram upgrade for my Samsung netbook and I am a little confused as to which one would be compatible (really don't want to pick the wrong ...
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Memory support of Asus P5QC with Intel P45 chipset [on hold]

I have a doubt. I have an Asus P5QC motherboard, Intel P45 chipset, which supports DDR2 and DDR3 rams. I want to buy two 4GB sticks to have 8GB of ram. The thing is, that I read in other page that ...
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why is my ram having different benchmark scores on these 2 different motherboards ? [on hold]

RAM: corsair vengeance 8gb dual 1866 cl9 ddr3 mobos: Intel DH67CL Asrock Pro3 R2.0 Both systems run windows 8.1 64bit Intel mb has intel i5 2320 Asrock mb has amd FX-8350 benchmark software used ...
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how could I figure out RAM consumption of services?

I'm using Windows 7 SP1. Recently I feel it runs slower and slower. The applications do not consume much RAM, so I guess some services do. How can I see the memory consumption by each service?
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Black Screen while playing PC games

Since yesterday I'm having trouble to play games in my PC. Any games I try to run, the monitor screen just goes black after 5 or 10 minutes of gameplay. The monitor Power light becomes flashing, the ...
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Mixing 4GB 1Rx8 PC3L RAM with 2GB 2Rx8 PC3 RAM in samsung RC510

I have Samsung Laptop RC510 with 4GB RAM (2x 2G 2Rx8 PC3). Latelly I wanted to change one of the 2GB for 4GB so i get 6GB RAM in total I got 4GB 1Rx8 PC3L RAM Stick but when I put it in my Laptop it ...
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Why is iconservicesagent haemorrhaging the RAM on my MacBook Pro

Superusers, I have a MacBook Pro i7 (late 2010) running Yosemite OS. I recently upgraded the machine with a new crucial SSD and 8GB of RAM. Though the machine is working light years better, the ...
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dcpromo fails with error 8446 (“The replication operation failed to allocate memory”)

Okay. This server was running as the AD and GC for the domain. It's Server 2008 SBS. Original software that came with the machine is HP-branded and comes with their software. I downloaded original ...
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What does the main Chrome process use so much memory for?

For me as a user, Chrome's main process ("Browser") seems quite useless and since it is taking more than 1 GB, that is almost 10%, of my RAM, I am interested what this RAM is used for. According to ...
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What brand of RAM will be closely match with SK Hynix HMT351S6EFR8A-PB DDR3-1600 PC3L-12800 SO-DIMM RAM? [closed]

I am looking to add an extra 4 GB RAM to my Dell Inspiron 15 i3 laptop. I am not able to find the exact RAM in India. Which one should I prefer then, Crucial or Transcend or Corsair? These seems to be ...
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How to block memory reading with AppGuard

I have instaled AppGuard program on my computer, how do i block sucessfuly program Task Manager with it, so Task Manager cannot read process memory. Or any other program. Can someone perhaps link to ...
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Building a new desktop PC for running After Effects for under $500 [closed]

I am a student with a part-time job, so I don't have a very high budget. I want a smooth experience on Adobe After Effects, so I am considering building a new PC for under $500. I know it's not that ...
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Gigabyte GA-B75M-D3P motherboard won't start without second RAM module

I have following config: Gigabyte GA-B75M-D3P motherboard Intel Core i7-3770 CPU Kingston 2x8GB RAM (KHX1600C10D3B1K2/16G) Crucial M500 256 GB SSD RAM modules are inserted in 1st (called DDR3_1) ...
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I have a custom built PC, how do I know which operating system I should use? [closed]

Here is my PC specs: http://puu.sh/eZsKZ/050d8ac7d3.png Hopefully by looking at the image and seeing my specs, you can tell me which OS would be best to use
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Justifiable outlay to boost performance [closed]

stupid question i know but if I increase my memory from 12 to 16 Gb what kind of performance increase can I expect to see in the Adobe suite of products? will I see a 'marked' increase in performance, ...
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minimum hardware requirements for increasing ram

I have 5 years old PC with i3 processor (3.07GHz) 32bit operating system and 2GB ram. My question is: is there any minimum hardware requirements for increasing ram memory, or i can just put another ...
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Memory tests fail with 2 memory modules but work with either module individually. HP laptop with AMD Radeon HD 6520G

I'm getting recent memory test failures in an HP Pavilion g7-1303sa laptop (one month out of warranty :( ). The memory is the factory installed 6GB installed as a 2GG module in the top slot and 4GB in ...
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Dell 15R N5110 meanigful upgrade both RAM and HDD [closed]

I am planning to give a performance shake to my current laptop. After spending sometime over the net, I have nailed down two things (1. RAM and 2. SSD internal hard drive) that could really help boost ...
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Is it safe to disable pagefile? [duplicate]

I read on many website that when pagefile is disabled the system gets increasingly unstable and crashes unrecoverably. Is it really unsafe to disable the pagefile? Here is my scenario: I mainly use ...
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RAM problems…the slot closer to CPU is working the second one is not working

I have 1 x 4 GB RAM pad and 2 slots. If switched to another slot computer restarts after 10 sec and does that on and on. Where is the problem? Today i also got new better 2 X4 GB RAM pads. Same ...
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Can I put ST-MRAM into a regular motherboard designed for DDR 3?

It says here that ST-MRAM is compatible with DDR 3. Does that mean I can put ST-MRAM into a regular motherboard that is designed for DDR 3? Also, MRAM uses a lot less power than DDR 3. So if I can ...
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Available memory differs by several GiB from the physically installed in a 64-bit Windows 7 Home Premium system

I have recently upgraded a Windows 7 Home Premium PC with 12 GB of RAM. For some reason once I looked in the System tab it said only 7.96 GB of 12 GB of RAM is usable. I have already ...
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Memory usage grouped by parent process

How can I find the total memory usage of all processes (including child processes) with PPID of 1. For a program like nginx/httpd which forks several child processes, ps/top gives the memory usage of ...
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What is *Paged* Kernel Memory?

What is paged kernel memory, as reported in the Windows Task Manager? Is it related to the page file? I assumed that it was the part of kernel memory stored on disk in a page file, but I tested ...
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RAM and Motherboard compatibility

Firstly, I apologize for my English. It's really hard for me to write this lines; please, understand if I'm not clear enough or I explained very briefly way. My motherboard is an Intel DX38BT. I ...
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Overclock GTX 650 Ti Boost?

So basically, I grabbed a Used GTX 650 Ti Boost from Ebay to replace my computer's GT card. And it worked perfectly so far. But I am wondering whether I can squeeze a bit more power out of the ...
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Ram full need external card to be [closed]

I have a Trio G4 tablet with 16gb of ram space. I have only 15 programs installed that are small. All are in mb some in kb and my ram is full. How do I wipe out my ram? I have everything backed up ...
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How long should a BIOS RAM diagnostic test take?

I've added more RAM to my PC and it's not starting up properly - Windows hangs on the "Starting Windows" screen at some point during the flag/window animation. I'm trying to use my BIOS diagnostics ...
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strategies for sucessful hardware debugging?

I have a build with a obvious hardware error, and I am stumped on how to debug it. system: i5-4690k z97m-g43 2+1GB avexir DDR3-1300 crucial m550 120GB SSD corsair CX500M kubuntu 14.04 (64bit) ...
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Testing Used Memory - MemTest86 Not Working?

I recently purchased 4x 1GB sticks of PC2-6400U RAM for a Core2 system. The first thing that seemed off to me was that the RAM registered as 3.25GB of RAM in Windows 7 (64 bit). Now, I am using PCIe ...
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Pc Does Not Boot Up After Adding Brand New DDR2 1 GB RAM

I have Lenovo ThinkCentre ThinkCentre M57e Type 9439 desktop.I Bought New DDR2 1GB RAM to extend my system memory but whenever i plug my new Simmtronics DDR2 RAM in slot My pc stop showing no screen ...
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How do I evaluate which RAM to buy as an upgrade?

Hello i have 2x4GB ddr3 rams operating at 1.35v here you can see http://gyazo.com/b7ce756c365d94e871aa7753f2c89319 im getting 2x4gb dd3 new ones ...
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Does memory get slower if we increase the size?

I mean if we increase the size of a sdram with same technology does the response time get slower? If it does, is it about complexity of digital logic?
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Running out of RAM without having any program to blame

Sine some weeks I'm regularly running out of RAM. I'm using Win 7 64 bit with 8 GB of RAM I am not running a huge amount of programs only skype, spotify and chrome but my RAm usage is always at around ...
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RAM Dissapearing and used RAM

I have been using my computer to play games using Steam such as CS:GO (Counter Strike: Global offensive) and TF2 and other common steam games. Steam itself runs fine, but my computer itself crashes ...
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Is there a way to find out max Memory per slot

I have a Packard Bell EasyNote Packard Bell (a division of Acer) Easynote TE69BM (ENTE69BM-29204G50Mnsk) laptop which has 4gb of memory stock. All PC scans show that there are two RAM slots, but when ...
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Netbook doesn't boot after ram replacement

I have a Samsung NC110 (NP-NC110-A03UK) and have tried to upgrade the memory (4gb to 8gb). After inserting the new RAM, the screen remains black after pressing the 'on' button. The fan and CPU turn on ...
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DDR2 RAM: Effective RAM dual channel frequency

Assuming the following DDR2 dual channel RAM setup on a Gigabyte P35-DS4 rev 1.0 board: Channel 0: Bank #0 : DDR2-800 Bank #1 : DDR2-800 Channel 1: Bank #0 : DDR2-1066 Bank #1 : DDR2-1066 Will the ...
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How do I find lower the amount of or find what is using committed memory?

I was recently looking at this question: Why is the total memory usage reported by Windows Task Manager much higher than the sum of all processes' memory usage? when my task manager was doing just ...
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Are there any memory tests that will identify the slot where an error occured?

I'm experiencing symptoms that in the past have always led to a RAM issue, but in the past have had to go through the incredibly tedious process of working through a variety of lengthy RAM tests that ...
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3GB ram systems: 32bit or 64bit. Ram efficiency tradeoff? [duplicate]

I have a system with 3GB RAM installed. I am planning to move to Windows 8 and am considering whether to install the 32bit or 64bit version. Regarding CPU, drivers and software there are no issues ...
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Is it woth for me to invest in SSD and RAM for my 3 1/2 years old laptop? [closed]

I have an Samsung Q330 Laptop that I bought in July 2011. The specs are: CPU: Intel Core i3 380M @ 2.53GHz GPU: 512MB NVIDIA GeForce 310M RAM: 4,00GB Dual-Channel DDR3 @ 532MHz (7-7-7-20) Storage: ...