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

learn more… | top users | synonyms (1)

0
votes
0answers
7 views

Getting 16GB of RAM - what to check for in motherboard?

I have a Gigabyte X58A-UD3R motherboard (i7 930 processor) and I'd like to buy two 8GB-each DDR3 memory banks. Are there restrictions on the kind of memory I should buy? I mean: compatibility issues ...
0
votes
3answers
17 views

What is the correct memory for my Toshiba Satellite C75D laptop?

I have just purchased a Toshiba Satellite C75D the RAM that is installed is: 4GB 1Rx8 PC3L 12800S – 11 – 13 – 14. It also has the number M47B5173080 YKO Is it possible you could advise me as to a ...
4
votes
7answers
274 views

run a computer without RAM?

I was reading about CPU fetch time, where I found that CPU take very less time to access data from RAM as compared to accessing hard disk, and that RAM is present for storing the information and data ...
2
votes
2answers
88 views

Why a quad-processor with enough free RAM and low CPU usage become very slow?

In a computer with Intel Core i3 and 4GB of RAM running Windows 8.1 build 9600, in conditions I expect no have performance problems it become very very slow and it's close to freeze (or even freeze ...
-1
votes
2answers
28 views

Combining 1600mhz and 1333mhz Ram

Actually we have an ESX Server running with 32gb Ram ( 2 pairs of 8gb ), and in need of more memory we purchased more 64gb ram ( 2 pairs of 1600hmz 32gb). My question is, since this server is ...
-1
votes
2answers
26 views

Which is the suitable Ram Card to add memory for my laptop? [duplicate]

I have a sony e series model sve1513acnb with 2 Gb ram & i3 Processor I want to add 2 Gb Ram Memory but I am confused. Which is the best Memory Card is suitable for my laptop?"
-2
votes
1answer
33 views

Possible failure to recognise new RAM

What does this mean? I recently added a second 4gb module to my laptop, and far as I can tell from general use, my computer isn't able to handle any more tasks than the day before. Is it not using ...
-1
votes
0answers
15 views

How do i get the amount of GPU RAM used by a specified program in the linux terminal?

I am needing to find out how much Video RAM is being used by chrome, and other programs we are running in my office. We have nvidia cards on Ubuntu 14.04. I have tried using nvidia-smi but with no ...
1
vote
2answers
41 views

Does frequency of RAM really matters? [on hold]

I have 2 sticks of RAM with frequency 667MHz and 1 stick with frequency 1600Mhz. As a result my all sticks are at 667MHz. How does it affects performance. I mean, we all know how all other components ...
-1
votes
0answers
19 views

mscorsvw.exe is corrupt and unreadable

I have put new Kingston 2gb DDR3(1333MHz ) ram on my PC and after that I was getting BlueScreen error , I have done format and installed new Windows 7 . I want to install .NET Framework 4.5.2 , but I ...
-1
votes
0answers
22 views

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit - Got 8GB of ram only 3.96 usable [duplicate]

CPU: AMD FX-8320 8 Core @ 3.5 Ghz MOBO: ASRock 970 Extreme 3 ATX RAM: 8 GB DDR3 1600 Mhz HDD: 500 GB 7200 RPM Western Digital Blue PSU: 500 W GPU: Zotac GTX 650 Ti 2 GB DVD: ASUS DVD RW I've ...
1
vote
1answer
18 views

Asus P7P55-M is not recognizing memory in slots 2, 3 and 4

So I am running an asus p7p55-m motherboard with 2x 2GB Gskill sticks of RAM. But my mother board is only detecting the first slot. Do I have to configure BIOS correctly?,If not how do I fix it?. If ...
1
vote
0answers
30 views

Can't boot from any source

I recently tried to install the Windows 10 developer preview on my laptop. The installer seemed to hang immediately after I selected my install partition, but I left it for about an hour to make sure ...
-1
votes
2answers
68 views

my computer wont turn on after installing new ram

I've installed new RAM (Adata Premier PC3-10600 4GB DDR3 1333MHz 240Pin U-DIMM Ram) in my PC. When I power it up, it turns on for two seconds and then shuts down, only to turn itself back on a second ...
-1
votes
2answers
61 views

How do I consistently keep my RAM usage low?

I have a decent 8 GB of RAM, yet I'm frequently running into memory trouble. I just now went about closing the dozen apps open , and it looks like so : How do I keep it this way, though? And what ...
-1
votes
1answer
26 views

Memory test using all CPUs?

I have been using MemTest86 4.3.7 to test my system memory but although it knows there are 8 CPI cores, it will only test 4 (I asked it to cycle through all and left it testing for 13 hours). using ...
-5
votes
0answers
30 views

Upgrading from 2GB to 8GB RAM Cost [closed]

I have a Lenovo B560 4330 that supports 8GB RAM. I am going to get Windows 8 and want to put the 6GB Ram the computer has space for. I want to know how much it would cost to upgrade it.
0
votes
1answer
29 views

Is it reasonable to install Windows 7 on my Pentium D system?

I got have this old computer containing: Pentium D 2.8 GHz Socket 775 CPU 2x512MB DDR2 memory listed at 667Hz An ASUS P5LD2 motherboard An 80GB WD HDD (expect weak specs if there are several models ...
0
votes
0answers
24 views

Win8.1 Bad Virtual Memory Managment?

For the last couple weeks I'm facing a serious problem with my Win 8.1 32bit (64x CPU) 4G RAM, having "System Managed size" setting for virtual memory (then win allocates 1.8G), minimizing even light ...
-1
votes
1answer
42 views

Dell Latitude E6410 RAM upgrade

I am upgrading my laptop's RAM. Currently it has Samsung RAM PC3. I inserted two different RAMs and they both hung the system. The new RAMs are PC3L. I just read that this might be the problem. Can ...
2
votes
1answer
80 views

Windows 8 using 10GB of memory when I sign in

My new company laptop has 16 GB of internal memory but uses 10 GB when I just sign in and the CPU fan is always at 80%. I've not installed anything special yet and no program have started and still it ...
1
vote
2answers
19 views

Tell Windows 8 not to write to pagefile at certain times?

I play a 3-D game on my laptop that uses about 1.2 GB of RAM, typically. The laptop has 6 GB of RAM, and Task Manager shows approximately 2.5 GB of RAM in use when my game is running. I have read ...
0
votes
0answers
19 views

Will this combination work?

I am using a dell PC( Dell Inspiron 620s, brought on 2012). It's having an Intel Pentium Dual core processor and memory of 2GB DDR3 stick( 240 pins), system runs on win 7 Ultimate 64 bit. My question ...
2
votes
5answers
178 views

How to read data from RAM?

I know this is a vague question. Please accept my apology but I'm trying to get an answer for this question. I wanted to know if there's a way to current data from RAM? For example:- I have an ...
0
votes
1answer
55 views

Can you disable sticks of RAM in windows without physically removing them?

I think I'm having RAM issues with one of the games I'm playing. It will slowly start dropping frames until it becomes very hard to play. I ran memtest86 and it identified some errors and bad ...
-1
votes
3answers
68 views

Does Server Ram work on a normal computer?

i need some help on choosing RAM for my computer. I have 2Gb on my pc and i am on a 32bit machine so i can only get up to 4gb of RAM. I am trying to find a x2 DDR2 PC2-5300 2GB for my computer and the ...
0
votes
0answers
15 views

High memory rate - how to focus on the cause?

I have an high memory rate on my app and I see that gunicorn takes about 2.74GB memory. How can I identify exactly what is the reason for that? Can I see what are the running processes within ...
1
vote
0answers
36 views

Can I add more RAM to make my Samsung N-145 plus Netbook faster? [closed]

Samsung N145 Plus. Intel Atom CPU N455@ 1.66 GHz. Win 7 Starter 32 Bit OS. I like this Netbook, but it is somewhat slow. I have already added a 2 GB RAM stick in place of the 1 GB that came with it. ...
0
votes
2answers
33 views

Maximum main memory possible for 32 bit instruction word and 7 bit opcode

If we have a system with 32 bit instruction words from which 7 bits are dedicated for the opcodes; is the maximum main memory possible for such a system, 2^32 words or is it 2^25 words?
-1
votes
3answers
106 views

What happens if I put an 1.5V ram stick in a 1.65V rated Motherboardslot?

I'm going to bulid my new gaming rig pretty soon. I allready got my DDR3 Ram sticks(KVR16N11K2/16 by Kingston). Is it possible to put those in a Motherboard which has 1.65V Rated RAM-Slots(the ...
5
votes
2answers
89 views

Optimal RAM configuration: one large DIMM vs multiple smaller DIMMS?

I have always been told there were performance advantages in using multiple smaller DIMMS vs a single larger DIMM (as the combined bandwidth of all the motherboard's RAM slots would be used). My boss ...
0
votes
1answer
52 views

Windows hibernation not working properly

When I turn the notebook on again after hibernation, it says that Windows found a problem and had to shut down. I think the problem is with the transfer of archives from RAM to the disk, because it ...
1
vote
0answers
36 views

Interpreting memtest results - 0 MHz?

I have tried to install Ubuntu on a laptop width damaged Windows, and it gave me an error. After some checks, the only that give some strange results is memtest86+. I don't know how to interpret ...
0
votes
1answer
40 views

Installing 4 memory modules in a dual-socket server motherboard with 16 memory slots

I have a server board with two Xeon E5-2600 v3 processors and 16 memory slots. I ordered two quad-channel memory kits, but only one of them has arrived, so I only have four memory modules. Which slots ...
0
votes
0answers
28 views

Is GDDR related to DDR?

I have a graphics card—Nvidia ENGT240—that has DDR3. Now I'm not sure, but is DDR3 the same as GDDR3 when It's on a graphics card? I know that DDR is for Computer Ram and GDDR is for Graphics RAM, ...
0
votes
0answers
33 views

Memory Swapping and OS freeze

In one scenario my written application uses more memory than available on a machine (which has 16GB). On OSX everything seems to work as expected and the OS still runs even hitting the memory barrier. ...
1
vote
1answer
37 views

Windows 7 checking for Windows Updates cause memory use to blow up

It started doing this a couple weeks ago, had NEVER done this before. Windows 7 Home Premium. Basically, when Windows checks for updates now, the memory used by the svchost process that holds ...
0
votes
0answers
21 views

Running same exe file from different consoles using different parameters

I have a C++ exe that reads images and writes text files based on some algorithms. Since it takes different parameters as input, I can run multiple instances of the same exe without overwriting the ...
1
vote
1answer
49 views

Possible Memory/Ram utilization issue

I currently have 16GB of RAM installed on my ASUS laptop (which is its max). however no matter what i am doing ie. editing video or photos I have only ever seen it use 3 GB. The computer recognized ...
0
votes
0answers
10 views

Is it possible to change the settings in android so that data is saved to the external SD card instead of the the phone's internal memory? [migrated]

This problem has been annoying me for a while. When I download and install an app to my phone it defaults to the phone's internal memory. Not too big of a deal since I can move it afterwards. The ...
-2
votes
1answer
41 views

How to transfer all the data/memory of a dead Alienware computer into another computer? [duplicate]

I have an old Alienware M18x, with Windows 8, but it died two weeks ago. If I buy a new one, will I be able to transfer/download all the data that was inside the memory of the old Alienware into the ...
0
votes
2answers
76 views

How to make use of an extra RAM slot? [duplicate]

My computer already has 4 GB of RAM, and cannot make use of more than about 3 GB, but there is an extra slot still available for another chip. Is there any other kind of chip that can be put there in ...
0
votes
0answers
27 views

Unreasonable high RAM usage, Page Table, Page/Nonpaged Pool [duplicate]

just recently is discovered something very odd whilst operating my PC. It seems that overtime it builds up a stupid amount of used RAM(Page Table, Page/Nonpaged Pool. I've been trying out a lot of ...
2
votes
1answer
28 views

Do I need to get identical ram to upgrade a laptop?

I just purchased a Lenovo laptop and I need to expand the RAM. It currently has one stick of ram in it a 4GB DDR3 PC3-12800 Unbuffered NON-ECC 1.35V 1024Meg x 64 by SK Hynix and is capable of having a ...
0
votes
0answers
33 views

How can I see the amount of memory a process is using and not just has allocated?

I am looking for a way to determine the memory a process is really using (not just having allocated). Looking at procmon.exe or vmmap.exe the relevant values are: Private bytes All memory allocated. ...
1
vote
0answers
31 views

Macbook Pro very slow despite normal memory and CPU usage

My MBP (OS X Mavericks) with 4G RAM has been slow ever since I bought it last year, but now it's getting ridiculous with the loading symbol showing up each time I open a new tab in Chrome or even ...
0
votes
0answers
10 views

max ram for dell motherboard “0gdg8y”

I am using dell computer. Its Mother board spec is : http://www.findlaptopdriver.com/mainboard-dell-0gdg8y-specs-38317201215/ I want to upgrade my RAM. now it has 2*3 = 6GB on spec, It says max 8G ...
0
votes
0answers
17 views

Place specific programs in virtual memory / swap memory

I was just curious if it was possible to identify programs that I want to be swapped and others that I want to keep in ram. For example, I've realized that Chrome sometimes takes up to 2GB of RAM and ...
5
votes
2answers
73 views

Is possible for a manufacturer to fake the RAM limit in the DMI table?

I was thinking about upgrading my laptop's RAM. It currently has a 4096 MB module and a 2048 MB module, which I thought I could replace by an 8 GB module: [root@...] # dmidecode -t 17 # dmidecode ...
0
votes
0answers
15 views

How much memory of the minimum requirement of 20 GB hard disk space for installing windows 7 can be used as storage space by the user?

How much memory of the minimum requirement of 20 GB hard disk space for installing windows 7 can be used as storage space by the user? Is that 20GB used entirely by the windows installation as the ...