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

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

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. ...
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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?
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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, ...
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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. ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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HyperX memory module is not recognized on MSI A78M-E35 [on hold]

I recently purchased a 4GB HyperX Fury memory module (KHX1600C10D3/8G) and installed it, but it isn't working. The BIOS shows the memory is installed, but doesn't recognize the added memory itself. ...
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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 ...
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Unreasonable high RAM usage, Page Table, Page/Nonpaged Pool

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 ...
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ECC memory advantages in modern servers [on hold]

Wikipedia says: Error-correcting code memory (ECC memory) is a type of computer data storage that can detect and correct the most common kinds of internal data corruption. ECC memory is used ...
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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 ...
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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. ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Windows indicating that RAM is much more full than it really is?

I'm running Windows 8.1 on my PC with 8GB of RAM, however, I've recently started getting Windows error messages indicating that I need to "Close programs to prevent memory loss." This mainly happens ...
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Firefox No Longer Works After Exception Breakpoint

I had non-updated version of Firefox I have been working with and had ~25 or so tabs opened. I had also Chrome opened with a dozen of tabs and I always keep them both running. As time goes, Firefox ...
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Should I add an extra 4GB RAM?

I have 4GB DDR3 RAM installed in my laptop with intel Core i3 processor. Should I add 4GB Extra RAM to it? I'm going for SSD upgrade. That's why,I am thinking that it may tear my SSD performance in ...
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Is all DDR3 1333MHz RAM PC3-10600?

As the title suggests I'm looking for some more RAM for my laptop. The exact specifications on the RAM are: 4GB 2Rx8 PC3-10600S-09-10-F2 My local PC store sells 1333MHz laptop RAM which google ...
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Reduce Memory usage of ffmpeg Live streaming rtsp

Is there any way to reduce the resource usage of server while streaming a video through ffmpeg Iam using following command ffmpeg -i "rtsp://channelurl" -f flv -r 25 -s 640x480 -an ...
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Preserve state of a linux machine on power cut

So, my laptops battery died and we got a huge power issues on the building I work on! It has Ubuntu 14 LTS installed on it! My imagination suggests that this is what is going on when the computer ...
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Google Chrome crashing on OS X Yosemite

Recently Google Chrome has started to crash constantly on OSX Yosemite. I have been running the 64bit Dev Channel of Chrome successfully for a long time with no issues, recently it started to crash ...
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How do I fix “unknown” process utilizing 2.4GB of PageTable?

Recently I noticed that my physical memory usage (according to the Windows resource monitor) was maxing out (only 4MB free) after a few hours even on an idle system after reboot. Doing some ...
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CPU Usage High - Physical Memory Low on Virtual Machine (VMWare)

I run a development environment in a Windows 7 VM (on VMWare) and am running into an issue in the VM where my CPU Usage sits at 100% and my Physical Memory stays around 40-50%. My computer has 24 GB ...
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Recent RAM Issue with Windows 7 - Memory Slowly Fills Up

Before I say anything at all, I want you all to know where I've been with this issue: I have run multiple AV scans, including: Malwarebytes, Sophos Virus Removal, ADWCleaner, ESET Smart Security 4 ...
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What is on-board memory and what is on-chip memory?

I tried to google these concepts, but I couldn't find a clear definition. What is on-board memory and what is on-chip memory? To help me understand, could you please tell me in which of these two ...
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Windows 8.1 only says 3.06GB RAM available

I'm running Windows 8.1 on an HP DX5150 (small form factor), AMD Athlon 4400 2.20Ghz. I have four 1GB sticks of DDR RAM installed, but Windows says that only 3.06GB is "available" (although it says ...
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What can I upgrade my son's Graphics/Video Card to in order to play more games?

Here is my son's current older-model PC info: Operating System- Windows Vista Business Service Pack 2 (build 6002) Hewlett-Packard HP xw8400 Workstation System Serial Number: 2UA8200SW9 Asset Tag: ...
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How to estimate available physical memory on Linux?

Several resources around the net (apologies for not having links handy) recommend to determine the total amount of available physical memory on a Linux system by the second value on the "-/+ ...
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Laptop Memory suddenly peaking

We have a Toshiba Laptop that has suddenly begun to run at maximum memory capacity. Specs (Going off the top of my head) OS: Windows 7 Professional RAM: 4 GB 32 bit OS We have done nothing out of ...
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Windows NT Paging Algorithms

I've been trying to figure out how the paging works inside Windows operating systems. I found a blog post from Mark Russovich back in 1998 about such memory management. He discusses the "Least ...
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Is there a way to make windows faster by making it use more RAM?

I use windows 8.1 OS. The bottleneck for my PC is my AMD A4 Processor(1.5Ghz x 4). However I also have 16 GB RAM. It works out fine for me because I generally tend to use a lot of RAM than CPU. ...
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Computer won't boot post when using 2 different ddr2 ram sticks

I have two 2gb sticks that are different, one is apacer ddr2 and the other is ddr2 Samsung and I can boot each one by themselves but together they won't boot any beep or video so any ideas and this is ...
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Adding RAM to a laptop with internal battery

I heard recommendations everywhere that before you insert a second RAM to a laptop, it is best to take out the battery. However, the laptop I own (Dell Inspiron 1528S) has an internal battery. Am I ...
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Why is there the Installed Memory: 4.00 GB & Available Memory ONLY: 536 MB - 2.20 GB

This is a desktop computer, the problem is the difference between the installed memory versus the available memory. I search everywhere, for a fix to this problem. Installed Physical Memory (RAM): ...