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

learn more… | top users | synonyms (1)

0
votes
0answers
12 views

Windows 10 Perfmon not logging memory usage correctly? [duplicate]

Here is the script I've been using to set up logging: logman create counter genericLogging -o C:\PerfLogging\data.blg -f bincirc -c "\LogicalDisk(*)\% Free Space" "\Memory\Cache Bytes" "\Memory\% ...
-1
votes
0answers
16 views

I got a message saying my “memory load is 66%.” How do I unload it? [on hold]

How do I reduce the memory load in my computer? My computer is running very slow and I got a message that says my memory load is 66%. Hell, I'm an old guy, my memory is taxed every day. I can't fix ...
0
votes
0answers
34 views

Is pairing an i5 6200U with 16 GB of RAM a bad idea?

Every site (except for one) I look on, the allowable/offered combinations of processor (i5 or i7) and RAM (8 or 16 GB) are as follows: i5-6XXXU 8 GB i7-6XXXU 8 GB i7-6XXXU 16 GB What I want is an ...
0
votes
0answers
16 views

If a CPU says “supports ddr4 2100” buit my motherboard can overclock my ram, will that even work?

I'm buying an MSI X99A motherboard. Only two CPUs support it though, the i7 5820 and 5930. Both of the processors say "Supports ddr4 2100" I bought ddr4 3000 RAM and the motherboard says ...
0
votes
1answer
18 views

Windows 10 Non paged Pool Memory Usage

Using Poolmon.exe I saw something really bizzare. One of the tag is using 23GB of memory, but my PC only has 16G of memory in total. How is that possible? From the task manager I can see the nonpaged ...
1
vote
0answers
25 views

How can I expand Bluestacks memory in Windows 10?

My computer recently updated to Windows 10. Since then, Bluestacks (which I use mainly to access Whatsapp) has a very limited amount of space, and when I try to download pictures/videos it tells me ...
0
votes
2answers
31 views

What does Max Supported Size for RAM actually mean?

I'm wanting to upgrade the RAM in an Acer Aspire 5253-BZ602. This is what the CNet specs page says: Max Supported Size 8 GB So what does that actually mean? Can I put a single 8GB stick in one ...
1
vote
1answer
20 views

the Asus A8N5X Motherboard Manual says maximum 4 GB memory is there a way to increase that?

The Asus A8N5X Motherboard Manual says maximum 4 GB DDR memory. 1 GB per slot. Is there a way to increase that? Such as perhaps by upgrading the CPU or am I just hopefully dreaming?
0
votes
0answers
22 views

How to install Linux/Windows with bad RAM

I have a sub-notebook (Sony VAIO SVP) where Windows boots to a BSOD. By now, I have found out that the RAM has some errors. Since RAM, CPU and FlashDrive are solderd to the board and the warranty has ...
0
votes
0answers
23 views

Why swap isn't in use ennough on my system

I have Debian GNU/Linux 8.4 (jessie). I have this output of free: olga@olgacomp:~$ free -h total used free shared buffers cached Mem: 2.0G 1.9G ...
1
vote
1answer
40 views

Page file in windows 10

I have recently got a new laptop with Windows 10 installed, and noticed that instead of 235GB my TotalCommander lists only 133GB as busy and 91GB as free, so 224GB in total and I have little idea ...
0
votes
1answer
51 views

Run several OS on same hardware in way that it is easy to switch between them [on hold]

I have to design a setup with several software installations on the same hardware in way such that it is easy to switch between the installations. I dont want to install images each time but be able ...
0
votes
0answers
21 views

Determine part/ model numbers & specs of Motherboard, Memory & CPU for network of PCs

Is there some easy way to pull this information from a network of PCs? To this individually on a machine here are the ways: How can I find out what motherboard is in my computer? ...
2
votes
0answers
49 views

When I run this process, it pushes all others out of RAM. Is there any way to prevent this?

I like to leave my browser, email, and other applications running while I'm gaming. Now that I'm running a 64-bit version of Windows with 16 GB of RAM, I can do this easily, and even switch between a ...
-1
votes
3answers
42 views

Chipset supports 8gb of RAM but computer is 32bit?

I have a Compaq Pressario SR1222NX that I am looking to upgrade the RAM on. So the max supported RAM is for my computer is 4 GB. This makes sense to me as the 32 bit address limit is 4GB. ...
-1
votes
0answers
35 views

Fairly high usage of RAM on Windows 10 Startup

I recently had my computer repaired, and windows 10 was reinstalled on it. Since then, I have noticed that immediately after startup, 52% of my RAM is being used. It doesn't seem like much, but I am ...
-1
votes
1answer
77 views

Windows 7 Professional 64bit 8gb Ram installed 2.98gb usable

I've noticed this evening that my Windows 7 (Pro 64 bit) machine is only showing 2.98GB of RAM as usable from a total of 8GB (see 1st image). I've looked at the Task Manager (see 2nd image) and it ...
1
vote
2answers
39 views

How do you underclock RAM (with Gigabyte F2 UEFI)?

I've purchased an AMD A10 7850K with a Gigabyte GA-F2A88XM-D3HP and 8GB 2400MHz Corsair RAM for my computer. The problem is that the AMD A10 7850K doesn't support RAM at 2400 MHz, so I'm trying to ...
-1
votes
2answers
39 views

Is it possible to write data to hard disk or any memory at 1Gbps ? if not why and how can we achieve that

If I am getting a data at 1Gbps from any sensor or any hardware. how can I write it to memory with same speed ? I am not bothering about data I want writing speed should match with my receiving speed. ...
-1
votes
3answers
53 views

How to choose which RAM for my PC

I am trying to add some RAM to my system. There are my specifications: CPU: AMD Phenom II X4 965 Graphics: Nvidia GeForce GTX 760 Hard drive: Samsung EVO Pro 256 GB SSD Mainboard: Asus M4N72-E ...
-1
votes
1answer
50 views

Can You Copy the RAM contents as-is to File-System on Windows [duplicate]

My question: Is it possible to copy the contents of RAM to the file-system? (Windows) Additionally, is it possible to copy the RAM contents for a specific process? Reason: This largely revolves ...
0
votes
3answers
95 views

my windows 10 pc got really slow although CPU and memory usage is fine. what else can I do?

since two weeks my windows 10 pc got really slow, and I have no idea why. I can still do everything, but everything takes much longer to a degree that I'm struggling to get my school work done. ...
0
votes
1answer
36 views

Motherboard errors in work with memory

I have some problems with my motherboard. Some time ago there was BSOD every month ion my Win7. I've checked memory and MemTest showed (from 10 to 120) errors. Next i checked this memory with others ...
1
vote
1answer
62 views

Windows (or maybe Chrome) “micro” freezes

I'm running Windows 8.1 x64 on a quite decent machine (16GB DDR3 Ram, i7 4770k, Asrock Z87 Pro4, Samsung 830pro). More lately, the feeling of using it became more and more slowly, without really ...
0
votes
1answer
37 views

How can debug the computer freezes

I have PC with Win10 OS my problem was in windows when it freeze the system immediately reboot itself. i search about memory dump files in %SystemRoot% directory but nothing there. I reinstalled the ...
0
votes
1answer
13 views

EDAC bridge lost 6000+ errors

I've setup two new servers for virtualization, and after working with them for a few hours i noticed a lot of error messages, starting at boot I get an error saying `EDAC sbridge: lost 150 memory ...
1
vote
1answer
36 views

Looking for Clarification on Binary Prefix Logic / History vs. SI Prefix

Recently I've looked into the SI and Binary prefixes used for digital storage / computing in general, and I'm still not sure I understand the logic behind the Binary prefix (actual question at the ...
0
votes
4answers
92 views

Memory usage is high despite having only Chrome open

I've got a Dell 13z notebook with 8 gb of RAM (DD3, 666 Mhz). With 2 active Chrome tabs open, I somehow got 41% of my memory used. How is this possible? The top consuming processes running (the ones ...
0
votes
1answer
42 views

What happens when putting very fast RAM in slower Mobo with slower CPU?

This is a dumb question and I'm a bit ashamed of having to ask but it's the first time I stumbled across it. Let's say I have an i7 5960X with support for DDR4 1333/1600/2133, an ASUS X99E-WS which ...
1
vote
1answer
51 views

Is using a 3200MHz DDR4 Memory O.C.?

I was selecting the parts for a new Server when i read in the specifications of the motherboard (Gigabyte Z170 Gaming 5) this: Support for DDR4 3466(O.C.) /3400(O.C.) /3333(O.C.) /3300(O.C.) ...
0
votes
1answer
46 views

all external hardware stops working randomly and windows freezes

recently i built a new rig and i get this weird freeze very randomly, while playing games, watching youtube videos, browsing, or using any other applications, when it freezes all external hardware ...
-3
votes
1answer
55 views

Which of these three systems need its RAM to be upgraded and why [closed]

These are the images of 'Memory' section of Resource Monitor for 3 systems; The two with 8GB RAM have core i7 cpu while the one with 4GB of RAM has core i5 cpu; Based on these graphs which of these ...
-1
votes
1answer
80 views

BSOD Memory Management

While I was playing overwatch, I got several BSOD. I already tryed Memory Diagnostic and sfc/scannow with no luck! I attach some dump of the BSOD! Thanks for the future answers! DUMP
0
votes
0answers
50 views

Why is my mac so slow? - No programs open but “app memory” high

I simply can't figure out why my Mac is running so slow. Here's what I've tried: Closing applications (including Firefox and Chrome) Shutting down my computer Entering "sudo purge" in the terminal ...
0
votes
0answers
14 views

DDR3 compatibility of old and new Kingston HyperX modules? [duplicate]

I have 2 x 2GB Kingston HyperX DDR3-2000 RAM (khx2000c9d3t1k2/4gx). This is 9,9,9 CL9 purchased around 2010. My motherboard supports up to 4Gb modules in each of the 4 slots. I would like to add an ...
0
votes
0answers
17 views

Minecraft craftbukkit.jar Could Not Reserve Enough Space for Object Heap

So I started running CraftBukkit servers on my computer years ago. Now when I started up my computer today and tried to run the servers, it wasn't working. It had worked a month ago or so, but now it ...
-1
votes
0answers
7 views

combination of different RAMs while CPU only support the slower [duplicate]

I know that questions such as is it possible to combine rams of different speeds such 1333 and 1600 are abundant but what I want to ask is that: consider corei5-2410m cpu which its specs says that ...
0
votes
2answers
37 views

PC Completely Freezes, Needs to Be Rebooted

I have a pretty old built PC that I was recently upgrading. I upgraded quite a few different parts so I'm not sure what was the thing that lead to this issue but now my computer reliably freezes ...
-1
votes
0answers
13 views

Memtest86 errors with 4 bit shift between Good & Bad

Memtest86 screenshot I ran Memtest86+ v4.20 on my system and the errors it gave were a constant 4 bit shift at a character between the Good and Bad: Good | a1229d5b | 57f5a6b6 | 1b4e99cd | 9e5b8ded ...
0
votes
0answers
30 views

How to Limit the number of Processes a Program can Generate

I'm having an issue where a program called Deadline 7.1 is creating Multiple processes of a Plug-in it uses "MayaBatch" so much to the point it's maxing out the machines memory and causing it to ...
2
votes
1answer
41 views

Memory Update for an old laptop

I have an old HP Pavilion dv6 Series (model dv6-1140ej). It has 2GB of RAM in 2 sticks. According to the specs, it supports 400Mhz DDR2 memory. I would like to increase the amount of RAM I have. ...
0
votes
0answers
41 views

How to expand memory for Asus X556UJ

I would like to know what are the keywords for searching for RAM to expand my laptop, X556UJ. The specifications are here. I am confused with SODIMM and DIMM.
0
votes
1answer
109 views

Disabling pagefile in windows 10

I read a lot about disabling pagefile pretty much everywhere and some places tell you that doing so is a great thing for performance (given a lot of ram) and other places tell you that even with a ...
0
votes
2answers
76 views

Memory Leak in Windows 7 and I need help troubleshooting

So, about a week ago I got a blue screen while watching a youtube video (it was the only active program open) and I've been experiencing trouble ever since. The file that caused the blue screen was ...
-1
votes
0answers
24 views

An Executable to clean up ram in MAC?

I was searching if I could clean up RAM with terminal and I came across few resources. I found one way it could be done is to use the command sudo purge in the terminal window, but I really don't ...
3
votes
1answer
102 views

Samba eats RAM?

I don't really know what's going on here at the moment: PID USER PR NI VIRT RES SHR S %CPU %MEM TIME+ COMMAND 1272 root 20 0 3829868 3.312g 1860 D 0.7 93.0 512:39.94 ...
0
votes
0answers
32 views

I am running Eclipse Mars 4.5 , My CPU usage goes beyond 100% and suddenly all system stops

My system Info:: Model: Dell vostro 1015 RAM: 4 GB (2 GB extended) Processor: CORE 2 Duo Software's installed Eclipse Mars(STS and M2E plugins installed) MySql Crome Quick Heal Antivirus I have ...
2
votes
0answers
13 views

meminfo values does not add up

I am investigating a memory issue of in my system. The following is /proc/meminfo: $ cat /proc/meminfo MemTotal: 32869176 kB MemFree: 1495144 kB Buffers: 15052 kB Cached: ...
-1
votes
0answers
10 views

MAR & MDR: how many possible addresses?

Quesion: If your computer has an 18-bit MAR and a 32-bit MDR, how much memory (in megabytes) can it address? Note that 1 byte is 8 bits, 1024 bytes is 1 kilobyte (KB), and 1024 kilobytes in 1 ...
0
votes
0answers
22 views

Apple hardware diagnostics freezes at 95%

Recently my Mid-2011 iMac (default specs except 2x 4GB RAM boards were added years ago, running latest OS X and most recently updated days ago) has been locking up during use - a single random app ...