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

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Upgrading from 8GB to 16GB RAM in Laptop. Possible? [closed]

I have a HP 14" Laptop with a 8GB RAM in it. I recently installed 2 pcs of 4GB 12800s but I still am not satisfied with the speed, as I am doing graphics and video editing. My question is, is it ...
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Windows 8 frees memory of inactive windows

It seems like Windows automatically takes any window, that wasnt active for some 30-40 min, memory out of RAM (perhaps storing it on hard drive). Absolutely no matter how much free RAM there is, it ...
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Is it more memory/processor-efficient to open many windows in one desktop, or to make all these windows fullscreen? [closed]

I have many, many windows that must be open all at once (VM, Email client, browser, IDE, source navigator, issue tracker, notebook, etc...), and have often bumped up against my MacBook's 16GB of RAM. ...
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What factors would cause java based programs to load very slowly? [closed]

I am at a loss here. I am trying to help someone get on my Minecraft server. He is the only one having trouble and I am not able to find a reason why. Basically we have 8 people on this server and ...
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What’s the max RAM my computer will take?

I have an Asus 1005HAB RBLU005S and need to add more memory. What’s the max RAM it will take?
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Windows 8 won't boot after upgrading RAM

After upgrading my RAM memory from 2GB to 6GB (DDR3), i want to install windows 8.1 64bit to exploit full performance of RAM. I had a weird problem. Disc with windows 8.1 wont boot. Windows logo ...
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Boot looping laptop with W7HP fixed with the addition of RAM

I was repairing a laptop for someone else that was always stuck in a boot loop. The computer has 4 GB of DDR3 memory and Windows 7 Home Premium (I don't have the password for the computer but I ...
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How can I map 4GB of RAM memory to 4GB CPU address space [closed]

I'm confused with a situation where there is 4GB of CPU address space and I have 4GB of RAM memory. Now is it possible to map this whole 4GB of RAM memory to CPU address space and if so, then where ...
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Transfering RAM from a dead Dell to a similar, working HP. Do the specs match?

Note: I already have RAM on the MP. But its like 0.99 of a GB and I want to add the 896MB ram from the Dell to improve it a bit and hopefully get Windows 8 installed. My Dell Inspiron 531s won’t ...
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How can Windows dump the complete RAM in the hibernation file so fast?

I was going through an article that explained the hibernation procedure in Microsoft Windows. The main points that I get out of it are Windows dumps the whole RAM (after processing it maybe) in the ...
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showing memory transactions as Bps in Linux

Is there a Linux tool that shows the memory transactions as Bps (BYTE/sec)? Not the memory usage as which process allocates how much virtual address. But the memory bandwidth that which process uses ...
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dvd drive stopped working in windows 8 64 bit

I have a lenovo ideapad y510p windows 8 64 bit for one year. The optical drive is a matshita dvd ram uj8db by panasonic with the latest driver installed It suddenly stopped reading cds and dvds. ...
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Upgrading my MSI Internal RAM

I have MSI MS-1454 model with 2GB RAM. I want to upgrade it with G.Skill DDR3 8GB RAM, but I’m not sure if it is compatible with my laptop model. How do I determine this?
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Do we have to check anything other than DDR while buying RAM?

After going through lot of blogs, I went ahead and brought this Kingston DDR2 4GB RAM. After the delivery when I tried to install it, i was unable to fit inside the ram slot. Am I missing something ...
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What is the difference between TF card memory and microSD card memory?

Some android and windows tablet spec list 'TF card memory supported'. Is there a difference between 'TF card memory' and 'microSD card memory'?
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Does moving data between memory and secondary storage device need to go through cpu registers?

In the memory/storage hierarchy: cpu register - cpu cache - main memory - secondary storage device, does copying or moving data between storages at some levels pass the storage at some higher level, ...
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Mac OS X using over 4 GB of memory with nothing running

My Mac seems to be using a ridiculous amount of memory when close to nothing is running. Immediately after restarting my computer, and only starting up a terminal and the activity monitor. How could ...
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How can I resolved Performance issues with Excel 2013?

I'm using a dell E6440 laptop with Core i5 CPU and 64-bit windows 7. I'm running Excel 2013. I do a lot of reporting through Excel and of recent I've noticed reduced performance - choppy mouse ...
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Asus notebook doesn't detect Kingston memory

My Asus f550ldv-xx562h notebook doesn't detect my Kingston DDR3-1600 4GB RAM Memory. Only CPU-Z detects the installed memory. Thanks for your help EDIT: I put in the laptop: Kingston DDR3-1600 4GB ...
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Toshiba C55D memory upgrade?

I have a Toshiba C55D-B5310 and I've been trying to upgrade the ram to 8gb. The Toshiba website doesn't give any extensive information about memory compatibility and states that it is not user ...
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why DDR4 runs at 1867 by default when both motherboard and memory is 2133?

On my Supermicro machine memory speed is set to Auto Motherboard supports 2133 MHz. As you can see from output Samsung memory also supports 2133 MHz. I was not intentionally configuring it to run at ...
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Acer cant boot, I get beep code then computer restarts beeps again then restarts

Originally the Acer Aspire desktop would beep 3 times pause then beep 3 more times over and over again then finally start up anyway and work without a problem. Today i had time to trouble shoot so i ...
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How can I figure out if my motherboard support High Density RAM

I've been reading for some time what the reason is that most of DDR2 rams are labeled "works on AMD only". I figured out that reason is that most of these "cheap" RAM modules are high density, which ...
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Do I need ECC support on motherboard in order to use ECC RAM? (even without ECC functionality)

I have this board: http://www.gigabyte.com/products/product-page.aspx?pid=2960 I want to buy 16GB ram modules, but I found that ECC fully buffered modules are MORE CHEAP than non-ECC modules ECC: ...
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Can i use a DDR3 4GB ram in DDR3 PC3-12800 motherboard?

Is a DDR3 4GB 1333mhz memory module ram compatible with my DDR3 PC3-12800 motherboard.?I really need to upgrade my ram. My motherboard is HP and Intel Pentium G2100T CPU.So can i upgrade my ram?
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Having BSOD problems, Win 7 Memory Disgnostic hangs at 21% every time

I have been having blue screen problems ever since I built my (first) diy PC this past Christmas. Various people on various sites have suggested it's a RAM problem so I tried running the built in Win ...
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Maximus vii hero Ram Frequency

I have an ASUS Maximus VII Hero board and a Core i7 4790K. My RAM is Corsair Vengeance 1600 MHz (o.c. 1866 MHz in board) and my doubt is... since the board supports only 1333 and 1600 Mhz (stock ...
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What’s eating almost all memory and swap in this Linux machine? (not buffers/cached-related)

I have a Linux machine that reports almost all of its memory and swap are in use, yet I can’t identify any processes using a significant amount of memory on the machine. We are running Linux kernel ...
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Memory not performing as expected

This is probably a noob question but I really don't know why this is happening I bought the below parts recently ASRock 970 Pro3 R2.0 Motherboard HyperX Savage 8GB (1 x 8GB) Memory Module 2133MHz ...
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Ram unrecognized, sometimes

I'm facing a hardware issue that is out of my field of expertise. I have a AM3 Gigabyte GA-880GM-UD2H with 4 slots of DDR3 filled with 2GB of ram G.Skill Kit Extreme3 2 x 2 Go 1600 MHz NQ PC 12800 ...
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How to increase dedicated video ram windows 8?

I have Asus x75a and I would like to know if there is any way to increase dedicated ram because it's only poor 32mb. Graphics info: System info:
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What are NAF, NAES on RAM?

I have two DDR3 2GB kingmax RAM. In the details of on of them NAF has been written and in another one NAES. What do these words mean? Also are these memories compatible?
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PC hangs a lot due to physical memory usage

I have 1GB of RAM with 1.50 GHz processor (Intel Atom). My PC is troubling me a lot by hanging; I am not able to do my work for about 5-7 minutes and the level of the physical memory usage history is ...
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FTL and RAM in a eMMC device

To experts on eMMC devices! (1) How is the flash translation layer (FTL) implemented in current eMMC devices? (2) How much RAM-resident metadata is needed to support this FTL? (3) Is the metadata ...
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What happens if I upgrade 2X2 GB RAM in my laptop to 2X4 GB?

My Laptop has following specs :- 2X2 GB RAM (2.99 GB usable) Intel core i5 @2.4 GHz quad core processor (2nd generation...maybe ) 1 GB Graphics card (utilizing memory from RAM) EDIT : 1) Also ...
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Display, USB Peripherals (Mouse, Keyboard) Not Working, GPU Seems Fine

Windows 7 Operating System, NVidia GTX 660 GPU, LG IPS monitor, Novatech peripherals. My friend was playing Darkest Dungeon while I was out working. They texted me to let me know that my monitor had ...
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Is it better to have 2x2GB Dual-Channel vs 4GB Single-channel RAM, performance-wise? [duplicate]

I know this has been discussed many times before but so far I’ve only found speculations and some blurry “experiences“ on this… Many just mix single and dual channel memory, or don't care about ...
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How to get memory usage of a Minecraft server?

I am creating a Minecraft control panel at the moment and having trouble by getting the memory usage of the process. My current process: launch the server in a screen get the pid of the screen ...
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How to know maximum ram that your H/W and Win version supports? [duplicate]

Hello All, Firstly i DO NOT want to sound redundant and tedious here but is there a very simple way to actually know the maximum amount of RAM your laptop supports. I have been ...
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Windows 7 stuck at “Starting Windows”, but hardware freeze on occasional boot

I'll be as short as possible, i have 2 issues i am fighting against with no success. Anything began when my pc would suddenly freeze (hardware freeze) messing up the video signal, and forcing me to ...
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Distorted audio, lagging mouse, slow speed, no internet

So when I turn on my computer now the windows booting sound is all distorted almost like it's stretched or crackling, when I log in the mouse lags, and everything seems to load a bit longer. It can ...
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How to constrain valgrind --tool=memcheck to call stack of specified functions?

Does anyone know of a simple way to constrain valgrind --tool=memcheck's output to the call stack of a specified subset of functions? (i.e., enable on entry, disable on exit) My specific interest is ...
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Memory or Memory Controller issue

I'm bad at writing titles Update: Attempted changing graphics card with no change. I have a machine running 32 gigs of ram and two processors, this machine has been ok for several years until it was ...
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Memory capacity on different OS-es

The manual for my machine (Asus V4-P5G43) reads this under memory limitations. Due to chipset limitation, this motherboard can only support up to 8 GB on the operating systems listed below. You may ...
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does IO Port address belong to RAM?

I have been using linux(ubuntu). To communicate with IO devices, IO ports Address are used ex. 0x378 for parallel port. Is IO port address are actual RAM address ? If its not then where it reside ? ...
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Memory module “model number” and “serial number” are not recognized

I recently purchased a 4 GB Corsair SODIMM RAM for my laptop. It is working fine as of now. When I ran various RAM monitoring tools like RAMMon, CPUID, and CPUZ, they fail to recognize the serial ...
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Does “Asrock G31M-S R2.0” supports “Core 2 Extreme QX9650” processor or FSB1600 MHz CPUs?

My motherboard is "Asrock G31M-S R2.0" which supports CPU Socket type LGA 775. http://www.asrock.com/mb/Intel/G31M-S%20R2.0/ If you open an official web page of "Asrock G31M-S R2.0" then you can see ...
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Why is Windows 7 rating on my ram less?

I just upgraded my motherboard and ram. My new motherboard is Esonic G41CMBL with Transcend 4GB DDR3 1333 Ram. My processor is Intel Core 2 Quad q9950. My friend's system has the same configuration ...
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Windows XP Kernal Hack?

I have Windows XP 32-bit and have 8 gigabytes of ram, but aparently windows can only "see" 4 gigs of it. I know that there are 'kernal hacks' for OS's such as Vista, 7 and 8, but none for XP. Could ...
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What does + in the memory type of DDR4 RAM mean?

Some mainboard producers add a + to the specification of supported memory types (e.g. for ASRock X99 Extreme 3 supports DDR4-3000+). Does DDR4-3000+ somehow differ from DDR4-3000? The wikipedia ...