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

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Delayed Boot Time & Memory/RAM Issues

I have an older Gateway GT5662, I'm having two specific issues that I think are related. I'll explain each separately and hopefully someone has come across this before. Break down of booting issue ...
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VMWare Workstation processor configuration

I want to configure VMWare Workstation so that it is optimal and both host and guest Operating Systems run smoothly. Will anyone of you please help me in choosing right configuration. My laptop system ...
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Strange behavior with Windows 7 gaming PC - RAM, HDD, or other issue?

With Graphics Card Installed Boot up machine, takes 5 minutes or so from post to login, then takes another 5 minutes from login to fully loaded desktop. After about 1 hour to 4 hours of general ...
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Adding more RAM to Gigabyte GA-P35-DS4 rev. 1.0 makes it extremely slow

Summary: Using the motherboard mentioned at the title, adding the DDR2 modules (from 4 GB to 8 GB) caused extreme slowdown. Memtest86+ reveals that probably reading the upper 512 MB works, but is ...
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Dell Precision 380 does not accept RAM

I have Dell Precision 380. It has 512 MB RAM. Now I want to add a NANYA 0639 1 GB RAM but it does not accept that by showing diagnosing CODE 3,4 and beeps. Please anyone suggest me some solution ...
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Will 2 1GB Sticks of RAM Fit My New Computer? [closed]

I was wondering if a pair of old 1GB RAM sticks will fit into my new computer? Information I can find on the sticks are the following: 1GB 1xR8 PC2 - 6400U - 666 - 12 - ZZ Made In China ...
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How to tell if your graphics card is functioning optimally?

My laptop is a couple of years old. It's a mid-range multimedia rig: Intel i7 2.2Ghz (2670QM allegedly), 16GB RAM and a GT 635M 2GB graphics card. I do a fair amount of gaming as well as multimedia ...
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Is it normal that successive passes by memtest86 are taking longer?

It took 35 min to complete one pass (the default config was for four passes) so I took a leap and assumed that the test would be over in ~105 minutes. I came back 3 hours later, expecting it to be ...
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Does my motherboard support 1333 ram?

I recently bought a ECS ECS H87H3-M motherboard, In the specifications provided by newegg.com it supports 1600 Mhz DDR3 rams , It doesn't say anything about 1333 , So I put my ddr3 1333 rams on it , ...
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Which one of the private set, working set and virtual memory has a higher impact on system performance?

Amongst an application private bytes, working set, and virtual memory, which one has the highest impact on system performance? To be more clear, consider EsetNod32 antivirus. If you look at Task ...
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IIS 8.5 PHP 5.6.2 x64 Fatal error: Allowed memory size of… if imagick is enabled

I changed from PHP 5.6.2 x86 (nts) to x64 (nts) on IIS 8.5 and I got almost every extension to work except imagick. I tried to update imagick binaries to the latest x64 dll version ...
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Disk Memory 100% Asus after removing item [closed]

After removing a stuck headphone jack from the inside my disk usage is 100%, it was always around 10%. Is it possible they screwed up something? I let a computer company do this.
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PC beeps repeatedly in short groups of 3, never POSTs

I have an HTPC that I built back in September of 2013 with the following specs: CPU: Intel i3-3245 Motherboard: ASRock H77M Case: LIAN LI PC-C50B Power Supply: OCZ ModXStream Pro 500W RAM: ...
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Linux RAM throughput statistic for a given PID

How do I find out how fast is a certain process accessing the DRAM? There are lots of ways to monitor the CPU usage, memory footprint etc etc, but is there a utility I can use to monitor the memory ...
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Improve pdf render speed

What hardware resources (more/better CPU, RAM, or GPU) should be increased to improve pdf render speeds? We need to keep on flipping to next-page of pdf at the rate of 10 page/s and the pdfs contain ...
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What is the difference between Hardware reserve Standby and Free memory and how is it possible that my PC works slower on all available 13K RAM

My PC is slower now with Standby memory 13K+ than when I used 8K Hardware reserved (it was then much faster) Why is this? What is the difference between Hardware reserve Standby and Free memory? I ...
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Can vSwap and Burst RAM coexist on an openz container

I notice some VPS hosts offer vSwap or Burst. I was wondering if possible that a container could and would use both vSwap and Burst. How would this work in allocating which RAM space is used?
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What impact do system components (VRAM/RAM, GPU, etc.) have on gaming performance?

I get that RAM in general is just another form of memory (a sequence of bytes) to store some information. So to be more precise, I assume at the hardware level at least, VRAM and RAM are the same. ...
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Upgrade old laptop RAM

The old laptop is T400, with motherboard type: Interl GM45, CPU:Intel P8700 Now I have 2*2GB(1066MHZ) RAM inserted in slots, but I am consider to upgrade to 2*4GB RAM, since the Maximum Memory per ...
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Opera high memory usage

The newest versions of Opera are using a lot of memory (certainly when you've got multiple tabs opened) (I'm currently using Opera 24) With only 2GB ram on my pc, it is impossible to open multiple ...
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How much RAM can my laptop really support?

I have an Acer Aspire E1-571-6837 laptop and I've read on different sources that the maximum memory it can handle is 8GB of DDR3 (2x4GB, 4GB per slot), but I read here that the max memory the CPU can ...
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How to allocate more processor power to my (Ubuntu-based) Virtualbox system in Windows 7?

I have installed an 32-bit Ubuntu based Linux OS, Elementary, on a VirtualBox installed in Windows 7 (32 bit) , on a 64-bit laptop which has a 2-core Intel i3-2330 CPU @2.20Ghz, and 4GB RAM (2.45 ...
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Mavericks isn't compressing memory

Specs: Mac OS X 10.9.5 | Macbook Pro Mid-2012 15" | 4GB RAM So recently I've been driving my machine to the limit with lots of bioinformatics work and didn't give it much rest. This afternoon it said ...
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RAM size mismatch: CPU-Z vs BIOS & Windows

Originally, I had 4GB of RAM (4*1GB), and everything worked like a charm. A few months ago one of my memory cards got bad, so I had to take it out and throw it away. A few days ago I bought 2 new ...
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Memory not compatible with motherboard?

I've been getting BSODS on my computer and have tried everything that I can think of to find out what's causing... My motherboards memory compatibility list is: ...
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How can I tell what RAM will fit my computer HAVING 32 BIT OS? [duplicate]

I want to replace the RAM within my computer to 4GB, it currently has 256mb of memory. My question is what RAM is compatible with my motherboard?
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Amount of RAM went down when I installed more?

I have an old PC that I would like to use as a home file server. The amount of RAM it had was very low (somewhere around 500mb), so I decided to add some more. I got the exact same kind it uses ...
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Prevent rsync out of memory

I am trying to rsync 55000 jpg files in 10000 folders (from an Android phone to a Linux box). Usually, I did this: rsync -rOi --size-only --delete --timeout=60 --progress --no-perms ...
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BSOD on Windows 7 even on a fresh install

I had Windows 7 installed and was receving BSOD after BSOD every hour or so. Motherboard: ASRock X79 Extreme6 Memory: 64GB Corsair DDR3 PC2133 (8x8GB) Graphics Card: AMD R9 270X (4GB) Processor: ...
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How to find compatible memory with mac mini mid 2010 [closed]

Here's the apple doc on it: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4223 says it needs: PC3-8500 DDR3 unbuffered non-parity 204-pin module 1066 MHz Googling around, seems like this gives me a list of ...
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Why does unequal amounts of RAM in each slot decrease performance?

This page describes the RAM specifications for many of the MacBook laptops. In the section for my laptop (13" Pro Late 2011), it says: Additional Notes: For best performance, fill both memory ...
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Can I mix an 8GB chip with a 4GB chip and still get dual channeling?

This is the 4GB version of the chip I want; Crucial Ballistix Sport 4GB Single DDR3 1600 MT/s (PC3-12800) CL9 @1.5V UDIMM 240-Pin Memory Module BLS4G3D1609DS1S00. I have the 8GB version of it already. ...
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Router to serve content to a local network

I want to serve text based content to 300 people in room, but not allow them to access the Internet. The idea is to reflash a router and run a web server on it. These 300 people connect to the router ...
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Java without Java (not just a koan)

I noticed my Ubuntu server was bumping against its RAM limit and using its swap despite not doing a whole heck of a lot, so I checked top and the first thing I noticed was that Java, run by root, was ...
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RAM not working with my motherboard

I bought new RAM modules: Kingston 8GB(2x4GB) KIT DDR3 1333MHz CL9 HyperX Fury and the motherboard is an ASUS M4A785TD-M EVO. Does anyone know what could be the problem? After turning on the computer ...
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svchost.exe high memory usage - wuauserv

I'm running Windows 7, and I've been experiencing high memory usage from one of my svchost.exe processes. Services under that particular process are BITS, EAPHost, IKEEXT, LanmanServer, MMCSS, ...
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Computer freezes, but works if I run memory diagnostic tool

TL;DR: My computer freezes randomly, but if I run Windows memory diagnostic, the computer works fine when it boots, even though the diagnostic tool reports no errors found...is it my RAM or is it the ...
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Experiencing lag during games despite meeting system requirements..help please

Here are my computer specs Mainboard: ASRock M3N78D CPU: AMD Phenom II X4 960T Video card: GTX 560 RAM: 4G Hard Disk: Samsung HD501LJ XCOM Enemy Within recommended requirements CPU: Core 2 Quad ...
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Detect and prevent using bad memory blocks on a graphics card

Is there a tool that can detect and map bad memory blocks on a graphics card similar to a hard drive. E.g. some sort of windows driver that would reserve the bad memory blocks from the graphics card ...
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How to diagnose dual channel memory / motherboard?

I have ASUS P7P55-M with 12GiB of memory, but it sees only half of it: dims@sagittarius-a:~$ cat /proc/meminfo | grep MemTotal MemTotal: 6102272 kB Simultaneously, it is visible from OS ...
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Can't run XMP profile on asus Z97-A

I have trident X F3-2400C10D-16GTX (2x8GB). When i open my pc, the auto-mode is on 1066 MHz. I change it from bios (also the latency) but it doesn't boot after it and the Dram Led is red. So to boot ...
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Resurrecting an ancient desktop PC [duplicate]

I am in the process of resurrecting an ancient desktop PC. Managed to scrap the following configuration: (SOCKET 478) Motherboard: As Rock P4i65g Processor: Intel Pentium 4, 3.40 GHz (1MB cache) ...
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My PC blacks out randomly. Screen says “No Signal”, fans and LEDs are running

My PC blacks out randomly. After running for maybe 1hr or so the monitor blacks out and displays "No Signal". Audio also stops and I am unable to turn off the PC with keyboard shortcuts. The green LED ...
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How can I use a flash drive to increase my virtual memory?

My computer has 8gb of physical memory. I'm running some memory intensive processes that quickly eat up that 8gb. When the physical memory runs out, it starts using the virtual memory and I see ...
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Not enough memory error with Microsoft Word

Friend's computer (Dell, running Windows 8 64-bit) has been getting a weird error recently; whenever he tries to open a Microsoft Word file from Windows Explorer his computer tells him that there is ...
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Find which process uses on average the most CPU, Memory and IO on Windows 7

I'd like a way to monitor processes on Windows 7 for average CPU, Memory and IO since last boot. I would love it if it was a nice UI friendly tool that could sort processes by Average CPU, Average ...
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Windows 7 Keeps Rebooting after RAM Upgrade

My Notebook comes with a 4GB RAM (2x2GB) (Sony Vaio vpcea46fm) I am Upgrading to 8GB (2x4GB) memory, but after i installed the new ships, windows keeps rebooting. If i return the old RAM everything ...
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Understanding of how does the CPU works

I'm doing a school project on how does the computer processor work in detail and I would like to check if i understood that principle. According to this scheme I'd like to clarify a few things: ...
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Asus X550D-XX090H has low frame rates playing League of Legends

I have the following laptop: Asus X550D-XX090H Windows 8 Processor: AMD A10-5750M APU with (Radeon HD 8670M 2GB) graphics 2.50 GHz RAM: 4.00 GB (3.21 GB usable) System type: 64-bit Operating system, ...
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Dedicated video memory 0mb, system video memory 0mb. Is my intel and nvidia graphic cards are not working?

System configuration : hp model - 15-r014tx, i5, 4gb ram, 2gb NVidia, intel graphic adapter, windows 8.1. When I right click desktop > screen resolution > advance setting. It shows following ...