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

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Windows 8.1 Low Memory Error, Memory Commit Charge near 100%

I've a client with a Lenovo A540 All-in-one, 8GB RAM, 1TB SSD drive, Win 8.1. She is occasionally getting low memory errors. The computer is relatively new, has had an active BitDefender ...
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Blue screen when using 8GB of RAM

I bought 8GB (4 2MB DDR2 modules) of RAM from crucial.com. When I installed all 4 of them I get a blue screen of death about a minute after logging into Windows. If I take out one module and boot with ...
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Diagnosing disk i/o errors, failing disk controllers

My PC has been constantly crashing with disk i/o errors recently and I'm trying to diagnose what the cause is before I order any new parts. I have windows 7 installed on a ssd (with truecrypt) and I ...
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Calculating bits in instruction

Assume a computer has 16 8-bit registers, 32kB byte-addressable memory containing 32768 8-bit words and can perform 64 distinct operations. Given the following register memory instruction format: OP ...
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Asus M5A78L LE upgrade GPU CPU [on hold]

My specs are: BIOS: BIOS Date: 11/14/12 10:20:05 Ver: 15.03 Processor: AMD Phenom(tm) II X2 560 Processor (2 CPUs), ~3.3GHz Memory: 16384MB RAM Available OS Memory: 16382MB ...
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Is memory Kingston Part number 99U5471-039.A00LF equivalent to memory marked as KVR16N11/8_KVR16N11H/8 [on hold]

I have 8 Gb memory and want to buy additional for my DZ77GA-70K up to the limit of 32 Gb - so 3 additional units each 8Gb. I want all 4 units to be the same. So, I have options: I can buy 3 ...
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What is the reasonable choice of memory for DZ77GA-70K + Intel 3770K nowadays? [on hold]

What is the reasonable choice of memory for DZ77GA-70K + Intel 3770K nowadays? this MB supports for DDR3 1066 MHz to +2400 MHz. Is it worth to buy memory faster 1600MHz? Should it support XMP? ...
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Is 60-70% Ram Usage too high? [on hold]

Does it seem like it is taking up too much memory? If so, how would I fix this? 71% seems a bit high to me, but I'm not sure if that's normal. It's around 60% or something without google chrome. ...
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Laptop started to crash on low memory conditions

I have a Lenovo T420s that has recently been freezing and then crashing with a blue screen (Windows 7). It has 8GB RAM and a SSD hard disk. I frequently max out memory so hitting the pagefile a lot. ...
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Windows 7 running slowly despite having lots of CPU and memory free

This is my computer spec Intel i7 2500k @ 3.4ghz, Win7 64bit 16gb of ram Radeon HD 6800 My computer is starting to run progressively slower for example when switching between programs ie excel to ...
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Tracking rogue memory consumption in Linux [duplicate]

Recently, I found my machine running out of memory when my existing ssh session said it could not fork because the machine was out of memory. Upon restarting, I verified that the free memory ...
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How to set heap size (-Xmx) more than 1 gb in Windows 64 bit machine with 4gb ram?

I got the error as below: Error occurred during initialization of VM Could not reserve enough space for object heap Could not create the Java virtual machine. I can set maximum heap size 1gb. After ...
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Kernelspace - Indepth [on hold]

So, the system memory, RAM is split up in to two sections, kernel and user space. kernelspace is where the operating system's kernel executes and where device drivers execute. It has the highest ...
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Old processor setup on new motherboard

My desktop computer has Intel® Core™2 Quad Processor Q9550 on DP35DP motherboard which supports only up to 8 GB RAM. Computer is working fine but I am hitting limit of 8 GB RAM and want to increase ...
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System memory is full utilized while using tape drive software

I'm using redhat enterprise linux 6 When using IBM tape drive, It fully utilizes system memory in only two minutes. Here is the result of "free -m" command: total used ...
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How is microcode loaded to processor?

I read that microcode is loaded in the processor on each reboot. It resides on flash memory and when the machine is booted, it gets copied to the CPU. Or in the case of Linux, the OS itself has the ...
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How to create a file in memory in Windows Server?

How can I store and have access to a file in memory in Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard? I would like to have quick access to a database. Since SQLite stores database in file I would like to store this ...
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Which development boards / kits are shipped or are compatible with phase-change memory? [closed]

I was looking for evaluation boards / kits that are already equipped with phase-change memory modules or which have an interface to allow for attaching external pcm modules. Preferably, I am looking ...
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How to reduce Eclipse memory consumption

How do you reduce the total memory that Eclipse consumes? I'm running Luna 4.4.2 on Ubuntu 14.04, and although I have a lot of git projects, with no files open Eclipse consumes 23% of my 8GB of ...
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How to get back my remaining capacity of my 8GB pendrive?

A few weeks ago, I inserted my pendrive into my college's PC to transfer my assignments, but it was not working. It was corrupted and was asking to format. I couldn't even copy files, and was forced ...
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How to find what is pegging CPU in linux kernel

The node of our hadoop cluster is running redhat5.3 2.6.18-194.17.4. (a old kernel version). We found some hosts are under 100% CPU utilization and specially all the CPU cores are on 100% sy% top ...
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Can I replace DDR3 SDRAM with DDR3 SODIMM?

I am buying 4 desktops and want to upgrade the RAM immediately. Is there much difference between SDRAM and SODIMM RAM? From what I gather, the two types have different widths because one is normally ...
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Use DDR3L modules on Regular DDR3 slots

As far as I know, DDR3L runs at 1.35V while regular DDR3 modules run at 1.5V, so the difference is clear, however, I've read many posts stating that it's safe to use DDR3L modules on DDR3 slots and ...
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6GB installed RAM, only 3.25 usable?

My old computer has 4GB of RAM, (2 sticks, 2GB each) I wanted to add some more to it so I recently bought an extra 2GB DDR2 stick, but I simply couldn't get it to work. While trying to simply install ...
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RAM timings when upgrading notebook memory and nomenclature

So my ThinkPad has a free slot and I wanted to buy another 4GB stick for dual channel. Knowing that timings matter somewhat more in notebooks I checked cpu-z and it said that timings were 11-11-11 ...
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How can I check the maximum amount of RAM my laptop motherboard can support?

I have a 2013 Lenovo G580 with a 3230M i5 and 1x4GB 1600MHz RAM. I'm planning to upgrade the RAM to 12GB by putting in an 8GB RAM module. However, I do not know if my motherboard supports more than ...
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Massive Computer Slowdown On Most Everything

I feel dumb asking this, being A+ certified and all that, but I'm not sure what to start at. So this problem has been getting progressively and progressively worse, and now it's to the point where ...
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Safety with CPU amount on Windows 8.1

I am trying to completely max out a Lenovo Edge 15 with an Intel(R) Core i7-4510U CPU with 8 gb of RAM( 16gb coming in the mail, also the max. It also has a Samsung evo 840 256 gb SSD. My concern is ...
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Windows 8.1 cached memory and memory optimizers

I can't find similar question so talking about it so I would like to create one. It is a bit long so I bold what I want to ask actually. Someone had noticed Windows 8 is taking too much memory for ...
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Placement of ram in Intel Q67 Motherboard

I have purchased a 4GB Ram Module. In slot one currently resides 2gb of ram which came inclusive with the machine. I've placed the 4GB Ram Module into Slot two. The motherboard is an Intel Q67. ...
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DDR3 SDRAM compatibility: clock speed and timings

I want to upgrade my computer’s DDR3 SDRAM, replacing the single module that it currently has with newer ones. I am wondering if I must (or ought to) stick fairly strictly to the DDR3-1333 version ...
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Is Prime95 safe to use for stress testing on current generation CPUs? [closed]

Intro Prime95 has been recommended as a system stress testing program for a long time. This thread from overclockers.com, dated October 12th, 2004, suggests using Prime95 for stress testing because ...
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Consistently high disk usage slowing down computer

I am getting extremely high disk usage on my computer when running my virtual machine which is causing the vm to slow to a crawl. The native OS is Windows 8.1. The vm is Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit running in ...
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Windbg for memory analysis using mimikatz ERROR

I'm using windbg version 6.12 and using mimilib.dll for debugging memory. All works fine until I get following output on UI 0:000> !mimikatz DPAPI Backup keys ================= Current prefered ...
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How do I control process/memory visibility between processes? Fine grain control required

Situation: Windows 7 Game requires "bare metal" access for graphics acceleration. Game also has a particularly aggressive/invasive anti-cheat program/system that: Requires administrator access ...
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Windows 7 - Blue screens, fresh install, corrupt downloads

I'll clarify the title. I had a Windows 7 Ultimate installation running just fine about 2 months ago, aside from the fact that I would get BSOD's (Blue Screen of Death) every 2 weeks or so. I wanted ...
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Sandisk 64gb Memory Card issues [duplicate]

Ok so I have encountered a problem with my 64gb memory card. Anytime I connect to my computer, it prompts me to format disk. Formatting through this option fails and formatting through chkdsk fails. ...
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Not compatible RAM module

According to the specs of my Fujitsu Esprimo P2560 desktop the maximum RAM is 8 GB. There are 2 slots and currently there are 2+2 GB installed. I tried to upgrade the memory bank by removing one of ...
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Could this PC handle more than 16gb of ram?

Ideally, I'd like to install 32GB on this machine, if possible can someone suggest? I've seen two different 'limits' mentioned 8GB and 16GB but others suggest if the OS is 64bit and the board has the ...
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Computer shuts down randomly - suspected PSU or memory - which one is it?

I have replaced the motherboard and CPU after the old motherboard has died. Now PC is shutting down randomly (it doesn't depend on what sort of software I am running - could be working fine with Adobe ...
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Dell T110. System board failure after RAM upgrade

I upgrade T110 RAM from 4G to 16G. 4G RAM is default RAM(2G + 2G). New RAM is SAMSUNG 4G PC3-10600R-09-10-E1-P0(Manual sheets says DDR3, 13333MHz). When switch on, the diagnostic lights indicate no.1 ...
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High VIRT memory used by file manager

I'm using elementary OS and it's default file manager Files. I've noticed that after a while of usage, htop shows that pantheon-files (how the app is named) consumes over 10Gb of VIRT memory. This ...
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Can laptop supporting 1333MHz DDR3 have one 1333MHz DDR3 + 1600MHz DDR3 RAM [duplicate]

I have Dell XPS 15 laptop with two RAMs: Samsung 4GB Corsair 8GB CMSO8GX3M1A1333C9 DDR3-1333/PC3-10600 SO-DIMM Memory Module 204-pin Configuration 9-9-9-24 CAS Latency Both these running fine ...
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How to calculate number of possible records in Redis per 32GB of memory?

In my company are talking about the possibility to build some part of our backend in Redis instead of mongodb but we want to calculate how many records we will be able to store in a server with 32G. ...
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Having 6 gb of RAM with intel i3 processor is worthy or not?

I had a laptop with 2gb of RAM and Intel i3 processor. Later on I started coding. 2gb of RAM is not enough for me now so I was planning to add another RAM of 4 gb. But shop's technician recommended me ...
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Black screen for about 20 minutes between boot screen and logon screen?

My specs are: Windows 7 Ultimate, 16 Gb ram, Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2300 CPU @ 2.80GHz, 2801 Mhz, 4 Core(s), 4 Logical Processor(s), and the drive with my OS on it is an SSD. A problem I ...
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How to Match Memory to FSB (pre IMC)

I have the following hardware: P35-DS3L supporting FSB 333/266/200 Mhz, quad-pumped. Four dual-channel slots. E2180 currently @ 2.00Ghz (200.00x10) I plan to raise the FSB to 266.66. This is my ...
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DDR3 204-pin laptop RAM chip in a DDR3 240-pin desktop slot?

I assume it can't be done, but I'm not a hardware guy. So, can you use a 204-pin DDR3 ram chip meant for a laptop in a desktop motherboard that has 240-pin DDR3 slots?
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BIOS is not detecting installed RAM, but it showing up in Computer Propeties

I had 6 GB RAM (4+2, different vendors, but same speed) installed when I assembled my computer. It worked fine all along, but for last few months I was experiencing slow speed, thought it was because ...
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CPU maxes out at 100% when I use 2nd RAM slot! why?

I recently re-installed windows and went from a 32 bit install of Windows 7 Ultimate to a 64 bit install of Windows 7 Ultimate. Computer ran fine before the re-install but I just wanted to switch to ...