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

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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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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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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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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 ...
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How do I find lower the amount of or find what is using committed memory?

I was recently looking at this question: Why is the total memory usage reported by Windows Task Manager much higher than the sum of all processes' memory usage? when my task manager was doing just ...
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Are there any memory tests that will identify the slot where an error occured?

I'm experiencing symptoms that in the past have always led to a RAM issue, but in the past have had to go through the incredibly tedious process of working through a variety of lengthy RAM tests that ...
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3GB ram systems: 32bit or 64bit. Ram efficiency tradeoff? [duplicate]

I have a system with 3GB RAM installed. I am planning to move to Windows 8 and am considering whether to install the 32bit or 64bit version. Regarding CPU, drivers and software there are no issues ...
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Is it woth for me to invest in SSD and RAM for my 3 1/2 years old laptop? [closed]

I have an Samsung Q330 Laptop that I bought in July 2011. The specs are: CPU: Intel Core i3 380M @ 2.53GHz GPU: 512MB NVIDIA GeForce 310M RAM: 4,00GB Dual-Channel DDR3 @ 532MHz (7-7-7-20) Storage: ...
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Memtest throws same error after replacing memory module. MB issue?

I received a faulty computer with weird errors. My suspicion was a bad memory and after running memtest it found a lot of errors as soon as I started it (around the 1504th MB). Bought a new one and ...
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Lowering DDR3 speed back to 1333 after enabling XMP

I have following setup: GA-P55-UD3 Motherboard CPU i5-750 2.67Ghz I recently bought 8GB of Kingston HyperX 1600Mhz CL9 RAM but my system showed it as running at 1333Mhz so following some internet ...
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4Core1333-FullHD not using full 8GB of Ram

I have a 4Core1333-FullHD motherboard and have just put in 4x2GB DDR2 800MHz PC2-6300 240PIN DIMM nonECC desktop memory, and my 64bit Windows 7 Home Premium is only allowing / showing 3.56 GB as ...
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Windows 7 64-bit 3.2GB out of 8GB are used only

I recently bought 8GB of ram (2x4GB). And since I installed I checked in the resource monitor and it says that only 3.2GB are usable while the rest is "hardware reserved". It should be clear that the ...
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Memory Issues But memorytest is clean

I got a 16GB system, and lately (I have made no hardware changes lately and no real software changes either) its been doing weird things with crashing and not letting me use all the memory. SPECS: ...
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Connecting 2 computers

I have 2 computers, one that has a hard-drive, and one that doesn't. I want to connect these 2 computers and I'm wondering if I can do it without having a hard-drive on 1 of them and will the RAM on ...
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Is it possible to install 4GB (4X1GB chips) on a Gateway e6300?

I installed 4 1GB RAM chips in a used Gateway e6300, expecting a functional 4GB machine. The system beeped and failed to boot. So I tried taking out two of the chips - Two of the slots have white ...
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Installing AMD/ATI Radeon R9 290 graphics card

I am trying to upgrade my desktop system with an ATI Radeon R9 290 graphics card. The first time I boot with it plugged in, it doesn't even show the BIOS splash screen (the one with the press ...
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Black Screen afet ram upgrade on acer aspire one [closed]

So I tried upgrading my acer aspire one 725's ram from 2GB to 4GB by replacing the 2GB Ram module with a new 4GB ram module. The result is that i get a black screen when starting the computer. If ...
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Why is high repurposed standby memory a sign of memory pressure?

I've been watching an older episode of defrag tools, where Andrew Richards explains RAMMap (http://channel9.msdn.com/Shows/Defrag-Tools/Defrag-Tools-6-RAMMap) At 24:45 he mentions that repurposing ...