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

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Upgrade Dell Optiplex 745 mini tower. [closed]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to identify GPU memory on ARM Linux

I am developing an appication reserving lots of GPU memory on ARM devices. For some devices (eg. Nvidia Tegra based) some of the memory is reserved in the 'cached' area as it seems. Particulary, the ...
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How I tell Windows 7/8/10 to be less aggressive in making copies of RAM to pagefile?

Many people ask how to disable pagefile, because they feel the effects of the issue I will ask about. Instead I want to fix the issue, without disabling pagefile. Windows has the capability of ...
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PC won't POST w/ Corsair Vengeance Pro 16GB

Issue I've just received a new pair of Corsair Vengeance Pro 16GB (2x8GB) 1.35V DDR3L 2133MHz but my system does not boot and shows a 53/55 error code. Current setup Interestingly the PC boots ...
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How to find processes which uses the most RAM in last X seconds?

Could you please help me to sort this out? I'm trying to write a bash script which will monitor ram usage (not only ram but cpu and network as well) and show me 3 processes which use the most ram in ...
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Windows 10 Low Memory Warnings when I have plenty of available memory

I have been having an issue where, if my system is up for a few days without being rebooted I will start getting warnings saying "Close programs to prevent information loss" and then a dialogue ...
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What is the difference between RSS and SZ?

I'm trying to monitor the memory usage of an application through: ps aux | grep db2fmp | grep $USER | grep -v grep | awk '{print $1, $2, $3, $4, $5, $6}' and got the following result for instance: ...
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Is RAM speed relevant for copy tasks in Excel?

I am often working with Excel and notice that when I copy and paste large amounts of data from one spreadsheet to the other (especially after the data is filtered), this operation is executed very ...
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Stuck with a 64-bit Windows 7 on a 32-bit machine

I have a Lenovo Thinkpad laptop, SL500, 2GB Ram (DDR2). Several days ago, I went to a repairman (for lack of a better word) to upgrade my Ram to 4GB. After he plugged in 4GB Ram, the repairman ...
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Relationship between Motherboard FSB and SDRAM Memory memory clock speed

I need to know what is a Relationship between Motherboard FSB and SDRAM Memory memory clock speed? ...
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Intel DH55TC motherboard compatible with 2 x 8GB RAM [duplicate]

I have an Intel DH55TC motherboard and want to know if I can equip it with 2 x 8GB to get 16GB, or do I need to buy 4 x 4GB instead? This are the specifications from Intel: ...
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RAM writes faster than it reads

I've recently created a RAM-Disk on my MBP17" and tried to check the read/write speeds and everything seemed fine. So i did the same test on my MacPro3,1 and i noticed that my RAM (16GB) writes with ...
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Some errors occur on fresh installed windows 7

First, here's my machine's specifications (refer below) Motherboard: GA H81M DS2 REV3, Processor: Intel core i3 4170, Graphics card: GTX 950 2GB GDDR5 128bit, RAM: 16GB (2 x 8GB) Kingston HyperX Fury ...
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iMac OSx 10.10.5 32GB Ram, Apparent limit imposed on matlab

I have two identical iMacs, both with 32 GB ram. Both have the same version of matlab installed running the same simulation. One of the machines runs the simulation a lot faster than the other. In ...
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Private Working Set Memory of a process is going up

Private Working Set Memory of a process is going up. Can I assume the process has a memory leak? If I add the Available and Free memory from task manager is about constant when Private Working Set ...
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Confused about computer specifications regarding maximum RAM amount [duplicate]

Here is my computer. I have 2x2 GB RAM installed. Specification says that it can support 8 GB, but there is a note saying "At the time of this publication HP has not qualified SO-DIMMs larger than 2.0 ...
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How much RAM does my motherboard support?

I have Intel(R)Core(TM)i5-4460 CPU@3.20GHz and motherboard from ASROCK-B85Mpro4. Right now I'm having 12GB RAM running in it. My development programs are eating my memory and there are two free slot ...
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How do I choose the right AWS EC2 instance type?

I read the AWS blog Choosing the Right EC2 Instance Type for Your Application, but I am still not sure how to choose the right one in terms of the cost-performance. I have several WordPress running ...
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How to access EL1 resources from EL3 on armv8?

The working secerio is that I'm testing OP-TEE on a Hikey board, and they use arm-trusted-firmware to be the monitor running in EL3. I'm trying to access some resources in EL1 by specifying an ...
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Windows 7 freezes when all DIMMs are full

I have an old Dell Dimension C521 (0HY175 mobo) which I've upgraded as a budget family PC (homework/bit of gaming on older games etc - I already have a couple of consoles for later games and I have an ...
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SVCHOST uses a large amount of memory for short periods of time [duplicate]

Every now and again my laptop starts to be choppy (from lagging mouse response to complete freeze). If I manage to open the Task Manager I find SVCHOST using up all the memory it can get. After a ...
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Disabling “System and compressed memory” (ntoskrnl.exe)

I am very exhausted by this. This program is destroying my computer. I have an ASUS G750 series laptop, which has 16gbs of RAM and a haswell i7 inside it. It is just a year old. I upgraded from ...
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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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Linux swapping too much

My Linux (Mint 17.2) computer has 4 GB of RAM and 8 GB of swap partition. I have swappiness set to 10 instead of default 60 and it works perfectly, sadly only for some time from start up. When I ...
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freeing kernel memory leaked by nvidia driver

I'm running caffe deep learning library on a graphics card and the library does some fancy stuff like mmap'ing some huge files into memory and passing buffers from ram to graphics card back and forth. ...
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How to check Paging Memory on swap for Windows, via command line?

On Windows operating systems, we use the Resource Monitor to check the memory paging for my server. I need to check it via command line so I can put in my standard script to check and create text ...
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Upgrage ram in Vaio Laptop fails

I have this Sony VAIO VPC-EB3M1E which has 4 GB RAM (2GB in each slot) From CPUID I get: Chipset ------------------------------------------------------------------------- Northbridge Intel ...
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Why does memtest keep saying I have RAM running at 0Hz?

So I have been running into problems with my computer rebooting ever twenty to five minutes, this was really annoying me so I decided to run memtest+ on it. Unfortunately, when I boot up the memtest, ...
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Is it possible to limit the memory a process uses from command line?

Is it possible to limit the amount of memory a process consumes from the command line and eventually automatically kill the process if it tries to overpass this limit? Something like MaxRam -4GB ...
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Windows 10 VirtualBox - Ubuntu 14.04.4 disk space capped at 1GB

I have a Windows 10 machine, with VirtualBox v5.0.16 r105871 installed. Over this, I am trying to host an Ubuntu 14.04.4 OS so that I can install and run the Robot Operating System (ROS). Here are ...
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Will DDR4 2400Mhz RAM run on the MSI H170 GAMING M3 motherboard? [duplicate]

first question to this forum and i would be happy if someone could help me. I am building a PC and i have bought some components. I already bought the motherboard MSI H170 GAMING M3 with these specs: ...
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My work is slowing down other users on the same machine

I am working on a university computer. I am trying to run a job which is apparently slowing other users down. I ran 'top' to see what was going on. I was running near 100% of the CPU, but I think ...
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Frequent BSODs on Windows 7 Professional after replacing Graphics Card (worked fine for ~2 weeks prior)

My computer died around 3 weeks ago due to the Graphics Card failing (Asus Direct CU II 7950, an old 1TB Samsung HDD also failed to power up after this) and just 2 weeks ago we replaced it with a new ...
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Any Way to Throttle Google Chrome CPU/RAM Usage in OSX?

Google Chrome uses quite a bit of RAM and processing power on my Mac. It's a fairly new (Early 2015) Macbook Pro with 16GB of ram and 2.9Ghz CPU. Still google chrome always shows up on apps using ...
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My computer is functioning very slow and entering into a 'not-responding' state often. And, after every 1/2 hour or so, it automatically restarts [closed]

My computer is functioning very slow and entering into a 'not responding' state often. And, after every 1/2 hour or so, it automatically restarts. Especially when I try to play a video (even on ...
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PC doesn't boot after RAM replacement

I bought two used sticks of AMD Radeon™ R5 Entertainment Series 4GB (1x4GB) DDR3-1600 MHz CL11 R534G1601U1-G ram to insert into my Asrock P55DE3 motherboard, but no matter what I tried the system ...
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Proc filesystem: Diskstats

Heey i was looking through /proc/diskstats And noticed something "odd" in my eyes. As you guys can see i have a lot of ram devices. Could someone explain why there are so many of them? According to ...
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This is the task manager screenshot for my server. Will increasing RAM make a difference?

The server runs XAMPP (Apache and MySQL mainly). Lately the concurrent user count has increased, and the server crawls and sputters during peak load. It only has 4GB RAM though. So, my question is ...
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Why Doesn't Hibernate Just Shut Down Without Clearing the RAM

Most people know that RAM memory is cleared when shutting down a computer. Since RAM is a type of memory/storage, why can't we just keep everything in the RAM, and shutdown without clearing it. ...
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99.5% RAM Utilization but system commit is only 14%

I think there is Memory leak happening on my Windows 2008 R2 Server Virtual Machine hosted on Hyper-V core install with Static RAM of 16GB RAM utilization is 99.5% and also commit bytes is showing ...