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

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Adding Extra 4GB Memory Module to 2X2GB

Can i add a 4GB Ram Module to my Intel P55 Chipset Motherboard which already has 2X2GB Modules(4GB).Will this cause any issues like timing problem? UPDATE: I have an intel DP55WB Board,it supports ...
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How can I check which RAM replacement can I use in my laptop?

I've a Nanya (NT2GT64U8HD0BN-AD) 2GB DDR2 SO-DIMM PC2-6400S, 200-pin, Notebook RAM I would like to use this RAM in my old laptop Samsung NC-10 I know that normally is upgraded with PC5300 667MHz ...
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How to find source of memory leak in Windows 7?

I've got a Windows 7 machine that keeps running low in RAM. I can see the free RAM going down over a few hours until the point the machine becomes unresponsive. I've checked the process list and none ...
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Kingston DDR3 8GB Apple ValueRAM in a PC - doesn't work

I've tried to install a Kingston DDR3 8GB Apple ValueRAM on a Gigabyte B75N MiniITX board, but it won't boot (black screen, possible beeping - no beeper onboard, no beeper pins). Afterwards I tried ...
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Can I use DDR3-1066 ram in a laptop that takes DDR3-1333?

A coworker has 2x 4gb of DDR3-1066 ram in an unused macbook, I have 2x 2gb of DDR3-1333 in a much newer laptop. I've heard that the number after is the maximum Mhz and that the computer handle, ...
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high re-purpose memory count in RAMMAP

I have noticed that a server I support has a lot of memory that is being re-purposed in RAMMAP. The prioproty list is 5 and this server has a lot of memory free anyway - it has 32GB of RAM and roughly ...
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Chipset GPU causes a massive slowdown

My AMD Radeon HD 7700 recently broke (fan stopped working and GPU overheated), and now I'm running on internal chipset graphics, and it causes a massive slowdown of the whole PC. I've changed the ...
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Apache2 - Action 'start' failed. “fork: Cannot allocate memory”

I'm unable to start apache2 due to memory issue. service apache2 start Action 'start' failed. The Apache error log may have more information. failed! tail -n 100 /var/log/apache2/error.log ...
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System monitoring tool to diagnose high resource usage

So basically I'm minding my own business: Surfing, developing, watching movies and then all of sudden everything goes slow to a crawl. After painstaking waiting for Task manager to open and finally ...
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High paged pool RAM usage

I have a computer with 12 GB of RAM and Windows 7 home premium 64-bit. I am using this as a game server hosting system, and 2 weeks ago, the RAM usage (from Task Manager) was 4.7 GB. Right now, I am ...
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Is 1GB RAM so little?

I recently upgraded my old computer from Windows XP to Windows 7, and my computer became unbelievably slow. This is the hardware: Intel Pentium 4, 3.2 GHz 1GB RAM Radeon X800 GTO By unbelievably ...
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Asus N61JQ - Ram upgrade above officially supprted 8GB

I have an Asus N61JQ laptop (http://www.asus.com/Notebooks_Ultrabooks/N61Jq/specifications/). I have already ugraded the Hard Drive to 1TB with sucess. Now I want to upgrade my RAM. The laptop has 6GB ...
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Would an array of SSD drives be able to succesfully substitute the system memory?

I watched a few videos trying to answer this. This video (youtube.com/watch?v=eULFf6F5Ri8) shows a bunch of guys stacking 24 SSD's reaching a peak of around 2GBps r/w. That's under the limit of the ...
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why do i get swapping even if i set vm.swappiness to 0?

I have a couple centos 6.5 x64 servers with 64GB ram running lots of kvm vps's. some of these servers have no swap usage at all and some do. I've set swappiness to zero. However some still swap even ...
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Micro SDHC FAT32 address map

Could anyone please explain where to get the memory address map for micro SDHC FAT32? I mean, which addresses used for user data, at which addresses to get info about the card itself (Bios Parameter ...
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How do I determine my bottleneck when executing unit tests?

I've a very large solution, with 11K+ unit tests, and on my desktop it takes about 30 minutes to run them; on my laptop it takes 60 minutes. NOTE: I've already swapped out the HDD for SSD and it ...
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My computer keeps making quick beeping noises then restarts when I try to put in new RAM

I looked every where to try and find the solution to this problem but I can't. I downloaded Watchdogs yesterday and it was kinda of laggy so I try to put some more RAM, but when I start up the ...
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Is there a way to choose which applications go to virtual memory?

The way I understand virtual memory is that when an application is not being used for a period of time, the memory being used gets written to disk. When I use an application (netbeans), it seems to be ...
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16GB USB flash drive turned to 1GB after writing an ISO image onto it

I have a 16GB flash drive for almost seven years. It was all good before not long ago, when I tried to write a Ubuntu image onto it. I made it many times before and had no issues about. But this time, ...
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Computer not starting, when trying to load startup repair remains on black screen

I've been having trouble with my computer lately. Mainly getting lots of blue screen shutdowns but appear to be fine once I run startup repair and boot it again. I saved the info about the bluescreen ...
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Computer suddenly won't detect half the RAM

I have a System76 wilp9 machine running Ubuntu 14.04 which came with 32GB of RAM installed. When I rebooted it today, it displayed a warning that the memory decreased, and now both the bios and linux ...
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svchost.exe process takes 5GB of RAM, after some heavy browsing. What to do?

The Svchost.exe process takes 5GB of RAM after some heavy browsing with Chrome, even though I've closed the browser. How can I prevent this behavior? I have attached the associated services for that ...
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Do I need Readyboost and page file if I have lots of free RAM?

I have 12 GB RAM installed in my laptop. I have currently both page file and ready boost disabled. Most of the time my RAM usage are under 6 GB. So, I still have 6 GB RAM all the time. Considering ...
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Windows 8.1 Update 1 Disk Usage 100%

Background Information / Computer Specs I have a 14-inch Samsung Series 5 Ultra. Core i5 CPU, 750GB HDD, 8GB RAM, Intel HD Graphics 4000. I've had the computer for about 1.5 years with no major ...
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Loss of memory when system is mistakingly inactive

I have an application (FEM-Simulation) which runs about 24 hours and takes about 60%-70% of my memory. When I keep working or surfing during the simulation, it runs without any problems. But when I ...
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Why my memory usage caps at ~90%?

I am using a x64 System so its no problem. If the RAM usage is high, it goes up to around 90% and stays there, while the hard disk keeps on trashing happily. Why is that the case? What tools can i ...
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Minecraft EXCEPTION_ACCES_VIOLATION

For a long time, I've been playing Minecraft fine. But after I tried to connect to a locally hosted and modded server of a friend of mine (Using Evolve http://evolvehq.com), I haven't been able to ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS vs Ubuntu 14.04 LTS memory usage

My droplet has 512 MB memory and is running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64 bits and a Rails 4 application + several workers. It's running well. I tried to deploy the same thing on a Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64 bits ...
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Weird slowing down of any process

I've got Windows 7 and there is a weird problem with it. After approximately 3 minutes of using it slows down severely, as if all the RAM has been suddenly taken by some process. Yet it isn't. Not ...
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When does a laser printer run out of memory?

I have a humble Brother HL-1110 monochrome laser printer with 1MB of RAM. That's pretty short and, in the beginning, I thought I was only going to be able to print plain text documents or small PDF ...
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Image of somewhat proprietary linux distro boots with only ~ 1G RAM in vmware instead of full assigned capacity

I've booted a Linux box in VMWare Player, and assigned 4GB of RAM memory to it. However Linux can't seem to find more than 885MB. I've tried to boot with mem=4096M parameter to both kernel and ...
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4gb ram installed only 2gb ram usable

Maybe 5 hours ago, everything was good. PC was using 4 gb of 4 gb ram. I shut down the PC and after maybe hour again turned it on again. I saw that only 2gb ram is usable (I checked because PC was ...
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Video memory buswidth vs video memory Bandwidth

My current video card (9600GT) is dying and I'm searching for a new video card. Between acquiring my current one and now, I got a lot more knowledge about hardware and I want to use that to pick my ...
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Guess correct stable memory/RAM CAS?

I have several APACER 8GB UNB PC3-12800 CL11 but i could not find any document about correct CAS . Usually the CAS written on piece of paper which attached to RAM . Motherboard bios shows the part ...
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Flash drives do not have the memory they're meant to have [duplicate]

Whenever you buy a flash-drive, it always says it has 4GB, but when you plug it into a PC it says it has 3.72 GB, why is that? I don't really care too much for the 200MB, but with my 512GB pen-drive, ...
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Asus MB memory error after turning on the computer

This is my pc's specs Asus-Z87-PLUS (latest bios and drivers) Core i5 4570 Crucial 8Gig DDR3 @1600 compatible with Intel's 8th series chip WD caviar green 1TB Sapphire ATI 7850 (latest drivers) ...
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Does a motherboard really limit the amount of RAM that can be installed? [closed]

I've got an Asrock N68C-GS FX edition motherboard, and its maximum reported RAM is 8GB. I would like to upgrade the RAM in my motherboard. Now, I've read that manufacturers only ever place the ...
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Is it alright to use 2 different DDR2 RAM modules? [duplicate]

I have an old desktop PC which has a P4M900T-M2 motherboard. It currently has one Apacer DDR2-667 memory module but the motherboard can support two DDR2 memory modules. I'm planning to upgrade it to ...
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Perf samples too long, lowering kernel.perf_event_max_sample rate to

My machine freezes from time to time and I can get it working back by pressing the space key. I have this problem since two weeks now, but it was just once per day max. Now it's starting to be many ...
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Is there a Linux tool to measure simple stats of memory and processor usage for a program at runtime?

I am aware of for example the GNU profiler gprof, but I am thinking of something that can measure it on any program in a more black-box fashion where I do not have access to compiling the program ...
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How to find available free pages in system(linux machine)?

I want to find how much pages are free in system from shell(command line). I have Embedded Linux with 1GB RAM with TI processor. How to find total, used and free pages information?
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Utilizing the full power of my workstation

I am not a gamer. Used to be, 10+ years ago. My workstation is strictly for business: Quickbooks Excel Access General Business QuickBooks is tied to a synchronization engine that is synchronizing, ...
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What's the lowest-memory usage browser - or, how to reduce memory footprint of common browsers

In a misguided attempt to save money, I bought myself a windows 7 netbook with just 1GB of RAM. Since I only wanted it for music, super-lightweight (i.e. Notepad) word processing and web browsing I ...
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Interference of noise when playing audio/video

A sort of noise is getting interfered when I play audio/video in any player. During some instance the audio or video is played very slowly for some seconds(along with noise)and plays normally after ...
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Frequent BSOD and random reboots on self-built computer

Build spec: CPU: Intel Core i5-3350P 3.1GHz Quad-Core Processor Cooler: Cooler Master Hyper 212 Plus 76.8 CFM Sleeve Bearing CPU Cooler MOBO: Asus P8Z77-V ATX LGA1155 Motherboard Memory: ...
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Diagnosing page faults in non-paged areas with good ram?

Here's the rundown: my system boots and operates fine, but I get intermittent blue screens (often referencing page faults) and applications crash at random complaining of memory access violations. ...
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Samsung Windows 8 memory leak, can't find reason

Does anyone know what the cause of this memory leak is? My memory shoots up every few days and I have to continually restart the computer. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Based on other forum ...
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How to read what's written in a memory cell [closed]

Fairly simple question, is it possible to read what's stored at a given memory address? e.g. you can type in 0x000f0000 and you can see what data is being held at that address. Thanks.
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How can I find out what speeds are supported by my SDRAM module?

I have an Corsair XM3 2000 MHz (PC3-16000) memory module and want to replace my motherboard with one that claims support for "DDR3-1866". How can I find out the different speed levels that are ...
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How can a computer run a program that's larger than RAM's limit?

For example, my RAM is 32 MB, but Windows 98's complete data uses over 200 MB. Assuming that the "whole OS" is loaded in to RAM, how could it all fit there is RAM is just 32 MB? Or am I looking at ...