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

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Can't find DDR3 800Mhz laptop memory anywhere

I have a Acer V5-171 with a 4GB bar and wanting to upgrade but I can't find a similar bar on the market (800Mhz) anywhere, only 1600Mhz ones, cant that work too? CPUZ screenshot:
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RAM issue with Dell XPS 1640

I have this laptop from 2009 N07X1604 STUDIO XPS 16 : INTEL CORE 2 DUO T9900(3 MEMORY : 4096MB (2X2048) 1067MHZ DDR3 DU As you see, it comes with 2 modules of 2gb 1067MHZ DDR3. Now I have searched ...
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How do I determine the maximum RAM installable in a Dell Inspiron 15R SE? [duplicate]

I'm looking for a new laptop and the Dell Inspiron 15R SE seems a pretty good fit for my requirements. However, I can't find the maximum RAM capacity anywhere in the spec. It seems Dell don't ship ...
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ram upgrade on Dell Inspiron e1705

How can I tell if my Dell Inspiron e1705 ram can be ugraded to 2G or more?
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Upgrading RAM in Dell Optiplex 380 [closed]

I've Dell optiplex 380 machine and I've 32bit Windows 7 ultimate OS on it with DDR3 2*2GB RAM on it. I want to upgrade my machine to use 8GB RAM with 64bit windows 7 ultimate OS and want to install ...
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My Windows 7 64-bit is reluctant to use all 8GB. Why?

The computer recognizes all 8GBs of RAM. When using some memory hogging applications, the computer would barely pass 4GBs of usage. Things I've tried: I reseated the sticks with not much luck. ...
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Dell Dimensions 4100, unable to boot into Windows

I'm having some trouble trying to get an old system of mine up and running again. A bit of information about it: Running Windows XP; Two Hard Disks (Both working fine, was able to access files on ...
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System and Compressed Memory: High Disk Usage

System and Compressed Memory is something I had for a long time Ever since I got this new computer, when starting up my computer, System and Compressed Memory (ntoskml.exe) has been using very high ...
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Sharing RAM resources between 2 or more computers

I know there was a somewhat similar question before: How to share CPU or RAM? But, let me just specify it a little more... When Microsoft Windows requires more RAM capacity than available it uses a ...
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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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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 ...
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Can 'AMD-only' RAM really restricted to AMD chipsets, and if so, why?

I was browsing for a RAM upgrade earlier for my system, and came across 'AMD-only' RAM (aka, RAM that only works on AMD chipsets). This RAM can easily be found on sites such as eBay, and seems to be ...
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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 ...
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How to empty file cache on Mac 10.9.3

I have a macbook pro running osx 10.9.3 with 8 GB of RAM I use an app which monitors my RAM and displays it in the menu bar, and after copying several large files onto my mac from an external drive ...
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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: ...
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Eclipse using huge amount of System Memory

I have a sophisticated workspace set up with many eclipse projects in my workspace directory. In total the size of workspace directory is just over a gig, with the .svn directory from subversion a ...
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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 ...
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ESXi Install error “Page tables relocation error: out of safe memory.”

I'm installing ESXi on a Lenovo G580. Its CPU supports hardware virtualisation and it has 4GB of RAM. While installing I get the error "Page tables relocation error: out of safe memory." repeatedly. ...
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Computer slowing down after several Print to PDF requests

I recently asked about Memory not unloading and was helped by the answers I've got, but recently understood the problem is something different, so I'm posting a new question. The problem is that when ...
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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 ...
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Adobe photoshop “not enough ram” message opening a 60 MB TIFF file

I am working with Windows 7 x64 on a full HD monitor, Intel i5-2500K and 8 GB RAM, currently available 5,5GB. I tried to extend photoshop's memory usage and scratch disk settings as following: But ...
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Only 3.3GB of RAM is used from 4.0 GB installed, how to use full memory? [duplicate]

In w10-64bit, (also in w7-32bit, w8-32bit in multiboot) only 3.3 GB of RAM is used from the 4.0 GB installed DDR2 RAM. Is there any tweak to use the full 4 GB RAM? CPU Intel premium E2180 Dual Core ...
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Relation between memory host and memory arguments xms and xmx from Java

I have the following host with the memory details: $free -m total used free shared buffers cached Mem: 7872 7579 292 17 483 ...
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Can't allocate more RAM to Java Server

I am running a Minecraft .jar server and i want to allocate more RAM to it. Whenever i use the script"C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.8.0_91\bin\java.exe" -server -d64 -Xms2G -Xmx5G -jar server.jar -o true ...
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High compressed memory usage in Windows 10

I've been having problems on Windows 10: periodically I get a "low memory" warning. A lot of the Super User questions on this topic talk about driver memory leaks, but as I'll explain below mine ...
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Installing DDR3L 1600MHz on HP 8200 Elite (DDR3 1333MHz)

I tried to read as much as I can but I want to be sure: I want to install: Kingston 8GB 1600MHz DDR3L Non-ECC CL11 DIMM 1.35V On my: HP Compaq 8200 Elite Which supports: DDR3 1333MHz Am I safe? ...
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Upgrade Dell Optiplex 745 mini tower. [on hold]

I have Dell optiplex 745 mini tower with Intel core 2 duo(2.40 GHz 2.39 GHz), 2GB RAM, 500GB HDD SATA 7200RPM. Could any one tell me which graphics card will be suitable for it so that I can play ...
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What happens if you just unplug swap drive from running system?

I'm running heavily leaking apps on server which have already swapped out about 60gb of garbage in their over 100 days uptime. At the point when I've run out of swap for the first time (32gb) I ...
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Why is all my extra RAM marked as “hardware reserved” in Windows 7?

I have a new HP Z800 Workstation, running Windows 7 Enterprise 64 bit. Z800 Specs are here. The machine has 4GB of RAM -- windows reported 1.99GB available, 2GB was "hardware reserved". I added ...
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CPU-Z and Computer Properties Showing Different Amounts of RAM

When I open up CPU-Z it says I have 8GB of DDR2 RAM, however when I open up Computer properties it says I only have 5GB. Who's right? I usually go with Computer properties, but CPU-Z Has never ...
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Windows 7 running slowly despite having lots 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 i.e. Excel ...
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Is this the correct Von-Neumann Architecture Diagram? [closed]

I am preparing for an Exam and would like to know whether this diagram of the Von Neumann Architecture is correct or not. The full form of the acronyms (on the diagram) are as follows: PC: Program ...
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Installed new memory, dell laptop, bios posts (recognizes memory), windows won't load

I have a Dell Latitude e6520 that had 2X4GB memory. I found on sale 2X8GB crucial memory, which my IT buddy said the specs match and should work. It has an intel i7-2620 processor with windows 7 x64. ...
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Dell Inspiron mini 10v hand while playing hd video

I have the problem of Dell Inspiron mini 10v while playing hd video. So recently i have upgraded the RAM to 2 GB DDR2 but still there is no improvement while playing HD video, both sound n video ...
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Memory speed discrepancy between spec, BIOS and diagnostics

I have a new Dell Precision M4800 computer - the memory for it was spec'd at 1866MHz. When I ran the Dell built-in (to the BIOS) diagnostics, though, it reported the memory speed is 1600MHz. This ...
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Changing RAM in Laptop

I have a Dell Vostro 2520. I am planning to upgrade the amount of RAM to 6GB. My laptop has a Core i3-2328 processor and is currently running Windows 7 ultimate , but after the RAM upgrade, I plan to ...
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How can I find the processes which use the most memory? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I display the memory usage of each process if i do a 'ps -ef' For example, how can I find the top 20 processes that occupy the most memory? My Linux ...
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Is DDR4 RAM compatible in a DDR3 RAM slot?

I'm looking to get a RAM upgrade for my SONY VAIO VPCEH25FM. If I get DDR4, is it compatible with a DDR3 slot?
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PC Parts compatible? [closed]

I want to upgrade my current pc and was wondering if the following parts are compatible with one another - Motherboard: ASUS M5A97 LE R2.0, socket AM3+ CPU: AMD FX-8350, 4,0 GHz (4,2 GHz Turbo ...
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RAM stick inter-compatability

I have an older motherboard with DD3 1066/1333/1600 RAM support with 8 GB (2 x 4 GB sticks, frequency unknown at the moment, but I will check) RAM installed on one channel. The motherboard (ASRock ...
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Should RAM in a core 2 duo system be upgraded in pairs?

I know when computers have two physical processors, you are supposed to upgrade the RAM in pairs. Is this the case with 2 cored processors as well such as the intel core 2 duo?
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Is there any method to free memory of specific NUMA node?

On my RHEL system, I find the memory used is very imbalance: node 0 size: 786251 MB node 0 free: 302932 MB node 1 size: 786431 MB node 1 free: 79388 MB node 2 size: 786432 MB node 2 free: 111653 ...
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How can I change the amount of video memory with a Mobile Intel 4 Series Express Chipset?

I have the chipset in the title. The Intel control panel says the following: Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator Driver for Mobile Report Report Date: 8/11/2010 Report Time[hr:mm:ss]: ...
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Dell OptiPlex 7010 random BSOD 0x7E

We bought a batch of 80 of these computers. We're experiencing this problem on 6 of them right now, but that number keeps growing. The BSOD error code is 0x0000007E, which is a driver problem. I ...
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What software can write to Cache memory?

I was working through a Higher Computing past paper and the following question came up Describe a situation where the cache memory would not improve the processor’s performance (1 mark) The ...
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System crashes with following Machine Error (screenshot included)

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. CPU: Intel Core i7 950. Memory: 3x2GB Kingston DDR3-1066. GPU: Gigabyte ATI 5670. HDD: Seagate Baracudda XT - 2TB. Windows 10 and Ubuntu 14.04 dual-boot. Today it ...
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Computer beeping on startup after unsuccessfully RAM upgrade

I tried to upgrade my RAM memory, but when I opened the computer and tried to put them in, I realized that I have DDR2, and I had bought DDR3. Well, nevermind, I will exchange them, but here is the ...
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Difference between DDR3 RAM PC3-10600S vs PC3-10600

I am trying to upgrade my RAM of my HP G62-b51SE and found that the stock RAM type is DDR3 PC3-10600S. I am trying to find the difference between that (PC3-10600S) and PC3-10600.
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How to upgrade a Sony vaio SVE1511AENB laptop?

The laptop's specs are: 2 GB DDR3 RAM ( 2 slots available), 320 GB HDD, Intel i3-2328M processor. It is 3,1/2 years old, I want to upgrade it for strictly development work (Android Studio). Here I've ...
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16GB RAM Kingston HyperX Fury incompatible

I bought a kit of Kingston HyperX FURY 16GB Kit (2x8GB) 1333MHz DDR3 CL9 DIMM - White (HX313C9FWK2/16) in the hope of upgrading the pc components! After the upgrade, the pc does not function ...