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

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Allow 4GB of RAM (Patch) in Windows Thin PC [duplicate]

I tried to modify the Windows kernel 3 times. Ended up badly with a blue screen. I tried using RAMPatch for Windows 7, but with no effect.
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Old motherboard (Intel G43), new videocard (NVIDIA GTX 970) [on hold]

I'm considering to buy a new videocard supporting UHD resolution. My choice was NVIDIA GTX 970, but I started to doubt if it would be a meaningful purchase, considering my setup: Foxconn G43MX ...
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How do I physically identify memory modules without labels and without them being in a computer?

I bought 4 used memory modules from a reputable supplier on E-Bay as PC2-4200 DDR2, but it appears that they are are not what the labels say they are. What are the precise dimensions and physical ...
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Files on HDD are getting corrupted

tl;dr On my new PC (with windows 8.1 x64) some files on local SATA-HDD are getting corrupted without visible reason (after some IDLE). Not a virus/malware! (did test with AVG antivirus installed, ...
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Server monitoring tips [on hold]

We have a service that running on linux server and it uses services such as rabbitmq, redis etc. Is there any tips and tricks or check list about monitoring linux servers, monitoring server load, ...
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can i make a cluster of computers from the internet [on hold]

okay lets say i rented a few gaming rigs they have different cpu's(same architecture but different manufacturer's eg. AMD,Intel,Cavium,Adapteva(not sure about adapteva but...)) and exactly the same ...
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How many bits are in the address field for a directly mapped cache?

Here is the problem I am working on: The Problem: " A high speed workstation has 64 bit words and 64 bit addresses with address resolution at the byte level. Assuming a direct mapped cache with 8192 ...
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Could Faulty Memory Cause Unreported Errors

I have been occasionally seeing these memory errors: "Uncorrectable memory error has been previously detected in RISER DIMM X". It only happened twice in the past half a year. When it happens, the ...
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Is RAM expandable for Hp Compaq 15-s103TX

I would like to buy this laptop HP Cpmpaq 15-s103TX According to specs, RAM seems to be expandable upto 8 GB. But in the Memoty section, unused slots is 0. Does this mean, if I wish to expand memory, ...
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How many words can be in the address space?

Here is the problem I am working on The Problem: A high speed workstation has 64 bit words and 64 bit addresses with address resolution at the byte level. How many words can in be in the address ...
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computer won't POST / locks up [on hold]

A few months ago I cleaned my computer out by removing the heatsink and CPU and applying new thermal paste, etc. I blew everything out with air, and so on. Now the computer won't usually POST unless ...
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Paged Pool memory leak in Windows 8.1

Paged Pool is constantly rising. After 24 hours, I have a paged pool of 800MB. The tags with highest paged pool usage as of now are: 1>MmSt 146396864 K 2>CM31 126894080 K 3>XNS 49524736 K How do I ...
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A tool to find a best DIMM memory module on the market [on hold]

Is there any website that allows you to filter out memory modules available on the market by some criteria like http://pcpartpicker.com/parts/memory/ but show results sorted by their delay in ns? Most ...
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digitalocean server cpu is 75% all the time [migrated]

I have a nice server in digital ocean, it's the 1GB ram size. It has installed: php, mysql, nginx, supervisored, beanstalkd as I installed. But the problem is the I see that all the time the cpu is ...
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Can a processor which support DDR3-1600 type of memory also support lower frequency memories?

I want to buy a RAM for "AMD Athlon 5350" processor with specs as mentioned on the link http://www.amd.com/en-us/products/processors/desktop/athlon#. In specification it is written as it will ...
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PNY GTX 970 not showing any more than 140mb of memory used

So I just bought this GPU recently and it's been working fine. I've been playing The Witcher 3 on ultra settings around 60 fps with no stuttering or anything bad. I downloaded some monitoring software ...
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How important is to have matching speed of RAM? [duplicate]

I have a 4GB DDR3 800Mhz recently I installed another 4GB. It turns out it's DDR3 667MHz. Does it really matter I should own both rams 800MHz? Slot1 shows recent RAM installation. ALSO I don't ...
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Chrome bookmarks

My personal computer crashed irreparably due to hardware issues, and as a consequence, I have lost access to all my chrome bookmarks. One of those bookmarks (the most important one, in fact), ...
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I have a Dual Channel Motherboard - Should I use 4x4GB or 2x8GB Memory?

I have an MSI FXA990-GD80 motherboard. I'm looking at getting 16GB for it. I am not interested in upgrading in the future so no need to keep spare slots. The motherboard is dual channel, supports ...
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How to view total CPU and memory usage of per system user in Linux

I know the top command to see the process of CPU and memory usage, but some users of the system can generate a lot of processes, if I wanna know total CPU and memory usage of an user,I must count it ...
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BIOS does not manage the 2 * 2Go RAM [closed]

I bought 2 x 2Go DRR2 to upgrade my computer. But when I boot, my BIOS displays only 2Go managed. In my Windows 7 Pro 64 bits, I read 4GO (2GO available). So I look for a solution in web and I found ...
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Behaviour of the swap file and RAM usage

I have 6GB of RAM on my computer but when I'm using heavy programs, window shove some of the data used by the program in the swap file. Naturaly, the program run much slower. To avoid this, I tried ...
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What is the largest capacity hard drive and the maximum amount of RAM I can put in a Dell Optiplex 960?

I just bought a Late 2008 Dell Optiplex 960 from my universities surplus store. Here is a detailed Technical Guide. I am going to purchase more RAM so it has 8GB DDR2 800MHz(which is supposedly its ...
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Why does Windows Update eat up loads of RAM on Win 7 with Server 2008?

We have a lot of Win 7 SP1, both 32 and 64 bit machines serviced by a Server 2008 R2 WSUS server. For whatever reason, whenever they check for updates, though there aren't any new ones, the PCs end ...
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Different values of committed memory for the same program on different machines

I am checking how much memory my application requires. I am testing it on different machines: one is a Windows 7 PC with 32 GB RAM, the other is Windows Server 2012 with 256 GB RAM. I noticed that ...
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memory high issue on RHEL server? [migrated]

18105 /wm/www/tmmy/ 2.2 1128256 1683020 16961 /usr/sbin/httpd 2.4 1201668 1692788 27746 /usr/sbin/httpd 2.4 1217296 1701612 31519 /usr/sbin/httpd ...
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Can I use 1GB + 2GB RAM on 32bit 31GL dual core pc [duplicate]

I have 1GB + 2GB DDR2 RAMs. Can I mix the both on 32bit OS Windows7, 31GL Mother Board with dual core processor
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Where can I find DDR3L 1866 that will actually run @1866 (e.g _not_ XMP) on my A8-6410 [closed]

AMD's website specifies that the APU I have can take 1866MHz DDR3 so long as it is low-voltage, but the only 14900MB/sec DDR3L kit available at my local microcenter used intel proprietary XMP instead ...
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Maximum Supported RAM in a Sony Vaio VPCW12J1E

I have this Sony Vaio 10.1 inch laptop which has 1 GB ddr2 RAM and runs on an Intel Atom N280 at 1.66 GHz. My question is what is the maximum amount of RAM this laptop supports? It has only one slot. ...
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Why is my server's physical memory 1 MB?

When I opened up System Information on my Windows 7 computer and queried my older (~2005) server, the following erroneous information appeared: Why is my total physical memory 1.00 MB instead of ...
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Kingston Fury RAM is buffered? [on hold]

I wanted to know if the Kingston HyperX Fury memory is buffered. My motherboard doesn't accept buffered memory. EDIT: Yes, Michael Kjörling, I did some research and tried looking at the spec sheet, ...
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How do I find out who is corrupting my memory?

Question: My Windows 8.1 media center is experiencing blue screens. Here's an excerpt from the most recent ones (sorry for the formatting, but superuser does not support nice tables): Date Bug ...
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ps aux reported ram usage of an app VSZ is extremely big

On my mac php uses a lot of memory: ps aux | grep php sandro 722 0.0 0.3 2513876 22188 s000 S+ 11:37AM 0:24.70 php -S localhost:8000 VSZ 2513876 is over 2.5gb! RSS 22188 is ...
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Computer only recognize 4Gb out of 8Gb

I replaced the two cards of memory, of 2Gb each, with two cards of 4Gb each (Samsung M395T5160QZ4 - CF7 1412). (I have ubuntu so it should be able to use memory above 4Gb.) My motherboard is ...
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Upgrade options for Lenovo 3000 C100 laptop

My father uses a very old Lenovo 3000 C100. Right now it has 2 GB RAM (increased long time ago by some shop) and a 40 GB hard drive. Windows XP was replaced by Windows 7 and it works ok. How much ...
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Upgrading RAM, will this chip mix ok?

Thanks for taking a look. This is the RAM running on my notebook: https://www.skhynix.com/products/computing/view.jsp?info.ramKind=20&info.serialNo=HMT425S6AFR6A This is the one I am planning to ...
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Interesting RAM hardware Issue

I am having an odd issue with my desktop computer. I have 8 GB of installed system memory, (MSI 990FXA-GD80 Mobo and AMD FX-6300 CPU) and occasionally, usually after changing settings in BIOS and ...
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Home NAS server - To ECC or not to ECC [closed]

I am trying to setup a NAS with two 3TB hard drives in a mirror fashion in case a hard drive fails, which is at the moment my biggest fear. For the past month or so, I have researching about Freenas ...
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Windows server page file used while enough physical memory and a specific process is running

One of our server page file is heavily used while a specific process is running, but the physical memory is only half used (3.5gb / 8gb). When I stop the process, the page file usage immediatly drops ...
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Sharing hardware resources through network: specifically RAM

I have two systems. One is a laptop and has 2 GB RAM while the other is a desktop having 8 GB RAM. Is it possible to share these resources so that both systems have 10 GB RAM? The ...
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Computer boots up automatically when given power and screen shows no display?

I have a strange problem with my computer that I am building. I had to replace the original mobo (Asrock fatal1ty H97) due to compatibility issues (the system did boot up correctly with this mobo) , I ...
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My computer has short circuited my graphics card(s) three times, and I have absolutely no idea what's causing it

Nearly a year ago, I came home to find my GPU fans spinning very loudly and my computer getting no video at all. So I restarted it, still no video output from the GPU, GPU fans are spinning at 100%, ...
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svchos.exe using up almost all my available memory? (Services include wuauserv, Winmgmt, and SENS)

I am new to stackoverflow, and I seem to have a problem with my computer using over 90% of the available memory, even when only Chrome is open. Here are the symptoms: When I start my computer, it ...
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How do I know how much swap is used on Windows 7?

Apparently, as per Commit charge is 100% full but physical memory is just 60% when using no page file and http://brandonlive.com/2010/02/21/measuring-memory-usage-in-windows-7/, the Commit numbers in ...
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Can I use two types of DDR3 in the same motherboard?

I have a DDR3 RAM of 1333MHz of 4GB on my motherboard (Asus H61M). I have another stick of RAM DDR3 1600 MHz of 4GB. Can I use this in the other slot along with the original to reach a combined 8GB? ...
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What's the total amount of memory and swap a process is using?

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/what-task-manager-memory-columns-mean#1TC=windows-7 If I'm reading correctly, there is no way to see how much swap is used by a process. Is this correct, ...
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Apache Spark Building Memory Issue for JVM Initialization

I am currently building Spark on my linux Red Hat 5 VM just for experiment. However, when running the mvn script or sbt script inside the spark 1.3 version source code (downloaded from the github), it ...
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Netbook not working properly

I am having a netbook of dell inspiron mini with specifications- Operating System: Windows 7 Starter 32-bit (6.1, Build 7601) Service Pack 1 System Model: Inspiron 1018 Processor: Intel(R) Atom(TM) ...
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Why is my computer so slow s:

I've had this problem for so long and it's annoying me. Everyone says my computer is bad but I dont get it. on Runescape I get 4 FPS. On LoL my computer just crashes and Skyrim is insanely laggy and ...
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Should we expect DDR3L RAM to work on the Intel first-gen Core i3 platform?

I have a 4 GiB DDR3 RAM, a 4 GiB DDR3L RAM, and a laptop with an Arrandale-based Intel Core i3 CPU and an Intel HM55 chipset. The DDR3 RAM works fine on both Linux (Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit) and Windows ...