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

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1GB RAM with only 512MB

I use this Mainboard: KM2M Combo Version 1.0G52-M6738X1-G22 MS-6738 (v1.X) Micro ATX Manual: http://de.scribd.com/doc/13159820/KM2M-Combo-L-MS-6738-Manual The Manuals says, I can use 2GB RAM. ...
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Does saving a file release RAM memory?

I do have a pretty big Photoshop file open with lots of unsaved changes. The Photoshop process is using lots of RAM (70%). I assume a temporary file with my changes is saved in the computer hard disk ...
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RAM issues on MacBook Pro mid-2014 on Yosemite

After a fresh reinstall of a MacBook Pro Retina mid-2014 bought in second-hand. I'm running some weird ram issues. Indeed, after one usage's week I realized I constantly use maximum of my ram. Now I'm ...
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Total Physical Ram not showing full ram installed [duplicate]

I just upgraded my RAM from 4gb to 8gb. My mother states he can be handled up to 16gb. I installed 4x2gb memory. When I boot up and look into the system information file on my windows 7 machine it ...
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Is my new RAM module broken?

I have a new Lenovo B40-70 laptop, which came with 4GiB RAM (SK Hynix HMT451S6BFR8A-PB) pre-installed. I just tried to upgrade it with an 8 GiB RAM stick (Corsair Value Select CMSO8GX3M1A1600C11). On ...
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Windows 7 x64, Intel HD 4000 took 2 GB of ram. Why?

The last week I installed Windows 7 Professional x64 on my notebook, and after installing some drivers I noticed that only 5.86 GB of 8 GB of RAM was being used. I did a little research, and I found ...
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How to limit max RAM usage of a process in kernel 3.13

I am trying to limit the max RAM used by a process in using kernel 3.13.0-43-generic in ubuntu Ubuntu 14.04.1. I would like to set this system wide, but as this doesn't work I have been trying it ...
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Openvz vswap memory usage (Wrong memory on Virtualmin/Webmin )

I am running OpenVZ on my dedicated server Here is output from host(dedicated server) total used free shared buffers cached Mem: 15604 15228 ...
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Windows 7 Ultimate [64bits] - 12GB installed but 3,18GB usable

I've got a Packard Bell iXtreme M5800 and I've added two new memory sticks (2x4G) to upgrade the RAM from 4G to 12G. The new memory stick are the same type of the old sticks (DDR3-1333) and the BIOS ...
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Does all laptop with 3rd gen i-7 processor have sata 3 interface [duplicate]

I am going to buy an ssd . I need to check whether I will able to make full use of ssd speed.I have dell inspiron 15-r 5520 and how to transfer my windows 8 os from hdd to ssd .
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How do I find out if I have SATA 2 or SATA 3?

I need to upgrade a Dell Inspiron 5520 mid 12 laptop with a Samsung 850 pro SSD. How do I check whether my laptop with a 3rd gen i7 processor has SATA 2 or SATA 3?
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PC freezes±loses video signal and blue screen of death—while any playing any game for about ten minutes

I built a custom PC: CPU: Intel Core i7-5820K GPU: Gigabyte R9 280 Ultra Durable VGA 3GB RAM: ADATA XPG Z1 8GB (2x4GB) DDR4 2133 CL13 Motherboard: GIGABYTE GA-X99-UD4 - Intel X99 HDD: WD Caviar Blue ...
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Check Bad Blocks Table (BBT) at NAND Flash managed by MTD/UBIFS to see aging?

I want to use a NAND Flash memory over several years on an embedded Debian controller. So it is using UBIFS to handle wear-leveling and bad-block-management - that looks fine so far. But over time ...
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Upgrade RAM in gigabyte m1005?

My mini-laptop is gigabyte m1005 with 2GB of Bus 1333 RAM. Can I upgrade to 4GB of Bus 1333 RAM? With Everest Software: Field Value Memory Controller Properties Error Detection Method None ...
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Pagefile usage fluctuating with zero paging I/O

I fired up the Performance Monitor and noticed that the % Usage on the 4GB pagefile fluctuates between 4-10% while the computer is sitting "idle." (I calculate that to be approx. ~160-400MB.) Memory ...
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WaterFox 35 Memory Leak, can it be fixed?

System specs: PC Alianeware x51 R2, Windows 8.1 After updating to WaterFox Version 35.0 I have a memory leak, can it be Fixed? Details: With some browser's I have larger issues, with waterfox I ...
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iPhone keeping “zombie” files memory spaces even after deletion? [migrated]

I have some issues with an iPhone 5c and I would like to know how it actually stores space in the disk. I will do a very basic example: The problem I try to send a picture through the WhatsApp ...
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PHP - MSSQL configurations cause slow performance [closed]

I have a problem in my project using PHP and MSSQL. I have the following configurations: 64 GB Ram 16 CPU Intel Xeon SQL Server 16 GB Ram 4 CPU Intel Xeon Web Server And I have the following code: ...
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DDR SDRAM Data Bus Width

Is ddr sdram data bus width constant?I mean if we have sdram with 64 bit data bus, does all read and write operations occurs at 64 bit width? If it does not,how memory recognize that read or write ...
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Would it make any sense or can I see any performance upgrade if I change my RAM from 4 to 8 GB, in the presence of SSD hardrive? [closed]

I have a laptop with Win64 bit system with intel i3 processor on a Sandy bridge platform. I have recently replaced my hard drive with a SSD. Now I am also thinking to upgrade my RAM from 4 to 8 GB, ...
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Linux Watch Memory Command

I am using watch -n 5 free -m command via terminal to watch the memory fluctuate as I run virtual box with a guest that is limited to 4GB of RAM(it allocates 4GB on start of virtual guest). Under ...
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How do I view raw system memory of a running process?

I am watching a video series where someone is changing memory of a program that is in runtime. I am trying to do the same thing but have a different operating system. He is able to locate all running ...
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RAM compatibility with Intel P45 chipset

I have an Asus P5QC motherboard, with Intel P45 chipset, which supports DDR2 and DDR3 RAM. I want to use two 4GB sticks to have 8GB of RAM. I read that there are some sticks that don't work with ...
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how could I figure out RAM consumption of services? [duplicate]

I'm using Windows 7 SP1. Recently I feel it runs slower and slower. The applications do not consume much RAM, so I guess some services do. How can I see the memory consumption by each service?
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Black Screen while playing PC games

Since yesterday I'm having trouble to play games in my PC. Any games I try to run, the monitor screen just goes black after 5 or 10 minutes of gameplay. The monitor Power light becomes flashing, the ...
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Mixing 4GB 1Rx8 PC3L RAM with 2GB 2Rx8 PC3 RAM in samsung RC510

I have Samsung Laptop RC510 with 4GB RAM (2x 2G 2Rx8 PC3). Latelly I wanted to change one of the 2GB for 4GB so i get 6GB RAM in total I got 4GB 1Rx8 PC3L RAM Stick but when I put it in my Laptop it ...
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Why is iconservicesagent haemorrhaging the RAM on my MacBook Pro

Superusers, I have a MacBook Pro i7 (late 2010) running Yosemite OS. I recently upgraded the machine with a new crucial SSD and 8GB of RAM. Though the machine is working light years better, the ...
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dcpromo fails with error 8446 (“The replication operation failed to allocate memory”)

Okay. This server was running as the AD and GC for the domain. It's Server 2008 SBS. Original software that came with the machine is HP-branded and comes with their software. I downloaded original ...
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What does the main Chrome process use so much memory for?

For me as a user, Chrome's main process ("Browser") seems quite useless and since it is taking more than 1 GB, that is almost 10%, of my RAM, I am interested what this RAM is used for. According to ...
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What brand of RAM will be closely match with SK Hynix HMT351S6EFR8A-PB DDR3-1600 PC3L-12800 SO-DIMM RAM? [closed]

I am looking to add an extra 4 GB RAM to my Dell Inspiron 15 i3 laptop. I am not able to find the exact RAM in India. Which one should I prefer then, Crucial or Transcend or Corsair? These seems to be ...
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Gigabyte GA-B75M-D3P motherboard won't start without second RAM module

I have following config: Gigabyte GA-B75M-D3P motherboard Intel Core i7-3770 CPU Kingston 2x8GB RAM (KHX1600C10D3B1K2/16G) Crucial M500 256 GB SSD RAM modules are inserted in 1st (called DDR3_1) ...
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minimum hardware requirements for increasing ram

I have 5 years old PC with i3 processor (3.07GHz) 32bit operating system and 2GB ram. My question is: is there any minimum hardware requirements for increasing ram memory, or i can just put another ...
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Memory tests fail with 2 memory modules but work with either module individually. HP laptop with AMD Radeon HD 6520G

I'm getting recent memory test failures in an HP Pavilion g7-1303sa laptop (one month out of warranty :( ). The memory is the factory installed 6GB installed as a 2GG module in the top slot and 4GB in ...
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Is it safe to disable pagefile? [duplicate]

I read on many website that when pagefile is disabled the system gets increasingly unstable and crashes unrecoverably. Is it really unsafe to disable the pagefile? Here is my scenario: I mainly use ...
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RAM problems…the slot closer to CPU is working the second one is not working

I have 1 x 4 GB RAM pad and 2 slots. If switched to another slot computer restarts after 10 sec and does that on and on. Where is the problem? Today i also got new better 2 X4 GB RAM pads. Same ...
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Can I put ST-MRAM into a regular motherboard designed for DDR 3?

It says here that ST-MRAM is compatible with DDR 3. Does that mean I can put ST-MRAM into a regular motherboard that is designed for DDR 3? Also, MRAM uses a lot less power than DDR 3. So if I can ...
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Available memory differs by several GiB from what is installed

I have recently upgraded a Windows 7 Home Premium PC with 12 GB of RAM. For some reason once I looked in the System tab it said only 7.96 GB of 12 GB of RAM is usable. I have already tried to go into ...
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Memory usage grouped by parent process

How can I find the total memory usage of all processes (including child processes) with PPID of 1. For a program like nginx/httpd which forks several child processes, ps/top gives the memory usage of ...
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What is *Paged* Kernel Memory?

What is paged kernel memory, as reported in the Windows Task Manager? Is it related to the page file? I assumed that it was the part of kernel memory stored on disk in a page file, but I tested ...
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RAM and Motherboard compatibility

Firstly, I apologize for my English. It's really hard for me to write this lines; please, understand if I'm not clear enough or I explained very briefly way. My motherboard is an Intel DX38BT. I ...
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Ram full need external card to be [closed]

I have a Trio G4 tablet with 16gb of ram space. I have only 15 programs installed that are small. All are in mb some in kb and my ram is full. How do I wipe out my ram? I have everything backed up ...
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strategies for sucessful hardware debugging?

I have a build with a obvious hardware error, and I am stumped on how to debug it. system: i5-4690k z97m-g43 2+1GB avexir DDR3-1300 crucial m550 120GB SSD corsair CX500M kubuntu 14.04 (64bit) ...
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Testing Used Memory - MemTest86 Not Working?

I recently purchased 4x 1GB sticks of PC2-6400U RAM for a Core2 system. The first thing that seemed off to me was that the RAM registered as 3.25GB of RAM in Windows 7 (64 bit). Now, I am using PCIe ...
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How do I evaluate which RAM to buy as an upgrade?

Hello i have 2x4GB ddr3 rams operating at 1.35v here you can see http://gyazo.com/b7ce756c365d94e871aa7753f2c89319 im getting 2x4gb dd3 new ones ...
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Does memory get slower if we increase the size?

I mean if we increase the size of a sdram with same technology does the response time get slower? If it does, is it about complexity of digital logic?
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Running out of RAM without having any program to blame

Sine some weeks I'm regularly running out of RAM. I'm using Win 7 64 bit with 8 GB of RAM I am not running a huge amount of programs only skype, spotify and chrome but my RAm usage is always at around ...
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RAM Dissapearing and used RAM

I have been using my computer to play games using Steam such as CS:GO (Counter Strike: Global offensive) and TF2 and other common steam games. Steam itself runs fine, but my computer itself crashes ...
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Is there a way to find out max Memory per slot

I have a Packard Bell EasyNote Packard Bell (a division of Acer) Easynote TE69BM (ENTE69BM-29204G50Mnsk) laptop which has 4gb of memory stock. All PC scans show that there are two RAM slots, but when ...
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Netbook doesn't boot after ram replacement

I have a Samsung NC110 (NP-NC110-A03UK) and have tried to upgrade the memory (4gb to 8gb). After inserting the new RAM, the screen remains black after pressing the 'on' button. The fan and CPU turn on ...
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DDR2 RAM: Effective RAM dual channel frequency

Assuming the following DDR2 dual channel RAM setup on a Gigabyte P35-DS4 rev 1.0 board: Channel 0: Bank #0 : DDR2-800 Bank #1 : DDR2-800 Channel 1: Bank #0 : DDR2-1066 Bank #1 : DDR2-1066 Will the ...