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

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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?

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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I want to upgrade the RAM in my Dell Inspiron 3542 Laptop.? I'd like some suggestions [on hold]

I have Dell Inspiron 3542 Laptop with 4GB RAM but I want to get an 8GB module now. It supports DDR3L RAM so it'll have to be that. I have short listed some but I'll really like your opinions. Here's ...
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windows 10 x-64 24 gigs ram [closed]

how can i get the computer to use more of its physical resources not virtual resources- the 24 gigs of ddr 3 1333 is set @ its triple channel,linked and is on an msi gd45-x58a motherboard which is a ...
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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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how to build the right hosting computer [closed]

I am currently trying to build a computer that can host: have remote access on it, so that multiple computers can access the computer and log into a software called AgVance which is similar to ...
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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 increase the performance of my laptop [closed]

I have Acer Aspire 5250-0468 with AMD A50M processor. It came with 2GB RAM and can be extended to 8GB. Recently I have added an extra 2GB RAM to make it a total of 4GB. Performance has been improve a ...
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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 ...
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Meaning of last 4 digits in a Samsung RAM memory stick

I have a Samsung 2GB memory stick installed on my desktop with the following specs: M378B5773CH0-CH9 1042. My question is what do the last 4 digits stand for?
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Program crash on just 60% RAM usage without virtual memory

My Chrome love consuming lots of RAM. Windows starts showing me low memory warning as soon as my RAM usage cross around ~50%. But if I keep opening new tabs, Chrome crash at as low as 60% RAM usage. ...
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Windows failing to start after upgrading RAM sticks

I have recently upgraded the RAM in my desktop machine and now Windows is stuck on the Starting Windows screen. I cannot even start it in Safe Mode. But when I run Ubuntu 15.04 Linux it boots and ...
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Google Chrome Out of Memory When nothing else is running

I'm having an issue where Google Chrome will only display the "He's dead, Jim" error (out of memory). I can't even go to the settings tab without it showing the error. Nothing else is running, only ...
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Possible usable RAM issue [duplicate]

So, I bought 8GB of RAM for my HP Laptop, I installed both cards, when I boot up, it shows 8GB installed, but only 3.92 Usable. I'm running Windows 8.1 32-Bit, even when looking in task manager I see ...
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Is my computer fast enough to play league of legends? [closed]

Do you guys think that a Intel Celeron E1200 Dual-Core Processor, with 2 gigabytes of ram is fast enough to play league of legends, provided that the rest of the system is good enough.
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Maximum RAM for my Ubuntu and laptop?

My laptop is Thinkpad T400, and running 64 bit Ubuntu 14.04. I wonder if there is no limit of the RAM size that I can use in my laptop? Now I am running Windows 8.1 in VirtualBox, which takes 2GB ...
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Linux temp files, cache and memory management [closed]

If a linux machine runs for a long period of time without rebooting don't the temp files, cache files and other non-permanent files become an issue (hard drive)? How does linux handle this, also how ...
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How to deal with a memory-leaking fork bomb on Linux?

I know that a fork bomb can be prevented by limiting the number of processes of a single user, and memory leaking will not freeze my OS for Linux has OOM killer. But how about a memory-leaking fork ...
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Trinity A6 AMD APU's support 2033 or 2400 MHz DDR3 RAM?

I own an APU A6-4400M with the defaul HP memory: DDR3 800 Mhz ~ I heard that increasing the memory to dual of the same size and speed increases CPU and GPU performance a lot due to Dual-Channel ...
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How to find the default Java 1.4.2 heap size in AIX

Hi can help to advise me how to find the default heap size ? I didn't mention the minimum and maximum heap size in the startup script . However both max and minimum value auto set to 512 MB . so ...
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Prevent processes from reading userspace

I was trying to read and write values from a process with a program (ceserver, part of the CheatEngine project) which both ran in user-space (without root). I didn't expect it to work, however ...
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How would a word or long word addressable memory system change the outcome?

I was given this question at school: Suppose a byte-addressable memory has 1 M addressable space and a cache consisting of 64 blocks, where each block contains 8 bytes. The cache is direct mapped. ...
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Hotwire laptop to skip power checks

I have a System76 Clevo rebrand W25AEU laptop. The motherboard is model 6-71-W24E0-D03. It started getting difficult to turn the machine one and I assumed it was do to the cheap method used. One day ...