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

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Can a processor which support DDR3-1600 type of memory also support lower frequency memories?

I want to buy a RAM for "AMD Athlon 5350" processor with specs as mentioned on the link http://www.amd.com/en-us/products/processors/desktop/athlon#. In specification it is written as it will ...
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PNY GTX 970 not showing any more than 140mb of memory used

So I just bought this GPU recently and it's been working fine. I've been playing The Witcher 3 on ultra settings around 60 fps with no stuttering or anything bad. I downloaded some monitoring software ...
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How important is to have matching speed of RAM? [duplicate]

I have a 4GB DDR3 800Mhz recently I installed another 4GB. It turns out it's DDR3 667MHz. Does it really matter I should own both rams 800MHz? Slot1 shows recent RAM installation. ALSO I don't ...
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Chrome bookmarks

My personal computer crashed irreparably due to hardware issues, and as a consequence, I have lost access to all my chrome bookmarks. One of those bookmarks (the most important one, in fact), ...
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I have a Dual Channel Motherboard - Should I use 4x4GB or 2x8GB Memory?

I have an MSI FXA990-GD80 motherboard. I'm looking at getting 16GB for it. I am not interested in upgrading in the future so no need to keep spare slots. The motherboard is dual channel, supports ...
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How to view total CPU and memory usage of per system user in Linux

I know the top command to see the process of CPU and memory usage, but some users of the system can generate a lot of processes, if I wanna know total CPU and memory usage of an user,I must count it ...
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Behaviour of the swap file and RAM usage

I have 6GB of RAM on my computer but when I'm using heavy programs, window shove some of the data used by the program in the swap file. Naturaly, the program run much slower. To avoid this, I tried ...
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What is the largest capacity hard drive and the maximum amount of RAM I can put in a Dell Optiplex 960?

I just bought a Late 2008 Dell Optiplex 960 from my universities surplus store. Here is a detailed Technical Guide. I am going to purchase more RAM so it has 8GB DDR2 800MHz(which is supposedly its ...
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Why does Windows Update eat up loads of RAM on Win 7 with Server 2008?

We have a lot of Win 7 SP1, both 32 and 64 bit machines serviced by a Server 2008 R2 WSUS server. For whatever reason, whenever they check for updates, though there aren't any new ones, the PCs end ...
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Maximum Supported RAM in a Sony Vaio VPCW12J1E

I have this Sony Vaio 10.1 inch laptop which has 1 GB ddr2 RAM and runs on an Intel Atom N280 at 1.66 GHz. My question is what is the maximum amount of RAM this laptop supports? It has only one slot. ...
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Why is my server's physical memory 1 MB?

When I opened up System Information on my Windows 7 computer and queried my older (~2005) server, the following erroneous information appeared: Why is my total physical memory 1.00 MB instead of ...
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How do I find out who is corrupting my memory?

Question: My Windows 8.1 media center is experiencing blue screens. Here's an excerpt from the most recent ones (sorry for the formatting, but superuser does not support nice tables): Date Bug ...
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ps aux reported ram usage of an app VSZ is extremely big

On my mac php uses a lot of memory: ps aux | grep php sandro 722 0.0 0.3 2513876 22188 s000 S+ 11:37AM 0:24.70 php -S localhost:8000 VSZ 2513876 is over 2.5gb! RSS 22188 is ...
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Computer only recognize 4Gb out of 8Gb

I replaced the two cards of memory, of 2Gb each, with two cards of 4Gb each (Samsung M395T5160QZ4 - CF7 1412). (I have ubuntu so it should be able to use memory above 4Gb.) My motherboard is ...
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Upgrade options for Lenovo 3000 C100 laptop

My father uses a very old Lenovo 3000 C100. Right now it has 2 GB RAM (increased long time ago by some shop) and a 40 GB hard drive. Windows XP was replaced by Windows 7 and it works ok. How much ...
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Upgrading RAM, will this chip mix ok?

Thanks for taking a look. This is the RAM running on my notebook: https://www.skhynix.com/products/computing/view.jsp?info.ramKind=20&info.serialNo=HMT425S6AFR6A This is the one I am planning to ...
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Interesting RAM hardware Issue

I am having an odd issue with my desktop computer. I have 8 GB of installed system memory, (MSI 990FXA-GD80 Mobo and AMD FX-6300 CPU) and occasionally, usually after changing settings in BIOS and ...
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Windows server page file used while enough physical memory and a specific process is running

One of our server page file is heavily used while a specific process is running, but the physical memory is only half used (3.5gb / 8gb). When I stop the process, the page file usage immediatly drops ...
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Sharing hardware resources through network: specifically RAM

I have two systems. One is a laptop and has 2 GB RAM while the other is a desktop having 8 GB RAM. Is it possible to share these resources so that both systems have 10 GB RAM? The ...
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Computer boots up automatically when given power and screen shows no display?

I have a strange problem with my computer that I am building. I had to replace the original mobo (Asrock fatal1ty H97) due to compatibility issues (the system did boot up correctly with this mobo) , I ...
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My computer has short circuited my graphics card(s) three times, and I have absolutely no idea what's causing it

Nearly a year ago, I came home to find my GPU fans spinning very loudly and my computer getting no video at all. So I restarted it, still no video output from the GPU, GPU fans are spinning at 100%, ...
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svchos.exe using up almost all my available memory? (Services include wuauserv, Winmgmt, and SENS)

I am new to stackoverflow, and I seem to have a problem with my computer using over 90% of the available memory, even when only Chrome is open. Here are the symptoms: When I start my computer, it ...
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How do I know how much swap is used on Windows 7?

Apparently, as per Commit charge is 100% full but physical memory is just 60% when using no page file and http://brandonlive.com/2010/02/21/measuring-memory-usage-in-windows-7/, the Commit numbers in ...
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Can I use two types of DDR3 in the same motherboard?

I have a DDR3 RAM of 1333MHz of 4GB on my motherboard (Asus H61M). I have another stick of RAM DDR3 1600 MHz of 4GB. Can I use this in the other slot along with the original to reach a combined 8GB? ...
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What's the total amount of memory and swap a process is using?

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/what-task-manager-memory-columns-mean#1TC=windows-7 If I'm reading correctly, there is no way to see how much swap is used by a process. Is this correct, ...
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Apache Spark Building Memory Issue for JVM Initialization

I am currently building Spark on my linux Red Hat 5 VM just for experiment. However, when running the mvn script or sbt script inside the spark 1.3 version source code (downloaded from the github), it ...
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Netbook not working properly

I am having a netbook of dell inspiron mini with specifications- Operating System: Windows 7 Starter 32-bit (6.1, Build 7601) Service Pack 1 System Model: Inspiron 1018 Processor: Intel(R) Atom(TM) ...
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Why is my computer so slow s:

I've had this problem for so long and it's annoying me. Everyone says my computer is bad but I dont get it. on Runescape I get 4 FPS. On LoL my computer just crashes and Skyrim is insanely laggy and ...
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Should we expect DDR3L RAM to work on the Intel first-gen Core i3 platform?

I have a 4 GiB DDR3 RAM, a 4 GiB DDR3L RAM, and a laptop with an Arrandale-based Intel Core i3 CPU and an Intel HM55 chipset. The DDR3 RAM works fine on both Linux (Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit) and Windows ...
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Why do programs (JVM) crash while there is still plenty of available space in pagefile?

So, very simple question indeed. With my RAM-limited dev machine (8GB of RAM, Win 7 x64, 8GB of pagefile), when I run out of available RAM, programs first start to slow down, and eventually crash. ...
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Wrong total ram ( 8 GB installed, 4 appears and used in total )

I have this motherboard: GA-X38-DQ6 which can hold up to 8 GB of Ram. When I got this computer it had 4 memory sticks, 1 GB each, and everything was fine. Now, I have two sticks, 4 GB memory each: ...
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Why Menu Meter and htop report inconsistent occupied memory and total memory?

On my Macbook Pro running OS X 10.10.3, Menu Meter and htop seem to be reporting inconsistent memory results:
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Motherboard and chipset specifications disagree on memory support. Which to believe?

I'd like to upgrade my ancient Super Micro SuperServer 6024H-i with a little more memory. Its motherboard manual specifies support for DDR-233/300 memory only. However, it is equipped with an Intel ...
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How does Triple Channel memory differ from Single or Dual?

I'm trying to understand the PHYSICAL difference on the motherboard when it comes to single, dual, triple and quad channel memory. I have a mobo that has 4 black memory slots, each one contains 4GB ...
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Lenovo Y570 RAM compataibiliy

I have a Lenovo Y570 laptop with RAM of brand Hynix 4 GB 2Rx8 PC3-10600S-9-10-F2 HMT351S6BFR8C-H9 NO AA Now I want to add additional RAM to my laptop. I've searched on web and found some RAM ...
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Xserver becomes non-responsive due to aggressive swapping

cat /proc/sys/vm/swappiness 1 free -h total used free shared buff/cache available Mem: 3.7G 579M 1.6G 1.1G 1.6G 1.8G ...
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RAM incompitability issue in Lenovo Z570

I'm running Windows 7 64-bit on Lenovo Z570. I have already 6GB DDR3 RAM(4GB transcend + 2GB Ramaxel). Now, I wanted to make RAM upto 8GB. So, I have purchased corsair 4GB DDR3 SODIMM Memory ...
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Has anyone successfully added more than 8GB Ram to Dell 0K0DNP MB? [duplicate]

Has anyone successfully added more than 8GB Ram to Dell 0K0DNP MB? That is the maximum on the Dell site, but I know people have over-Ramed various computers. Although there are questions regarding ...
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Is there any way to find out the motherboard for my dell e6420 without opening the machine? [duplicate]

Is there any way to find out the motherboard for my dell e6420 without opening the machine? I want to find out the maximum and type of ram.
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Asus K53SJ upgrade to 8Gb of Ram ussually getting screen glitch

I've just upgrade my ASUS K53SJ to 8Gb of RAM (the original is 4Gb), I'm using 2x Elpida 4Gb 1333Mhz. When I use just single one of RAM, everything works fine, but when I combine and use both of my ...
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Computer freezes and stutters when playing games

My computer whenever playing games begin to freeze and then begins to stutter. The sounds comes out of the headset, not the case. I thought it might be the PSU, so i changed the PSU. Thought it might ...
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Anything wrong with my computer memory because of failures in some memory tests?

Recently I bought a used Lenovo Thinkpad W530 with 32G RAM in memory. This machine runs on 64bit Win 7 Pro. I did an extended CPU test on it. No problem. However, I got FAILED in three metrics in ...
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Can I upgrade RAM to 8GB in a Sony VGN Z620D notebook? [duplicate]

The marketing specs say 4GB max but the marketing specs also indicate Windows Vista 32bit (or Win XP) which might be the limiting factor. Can I upgrade (or at least safely attempt without damage to ...
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Getting a new PC built and I have some questions [closed]

In a couple of weeks I will get a new PC built and I wanted to ask if I could re-use some of the old components in the new one, since I'm on a 600- 650 euro budget. The old parts were regulary cleaned ...
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No Video Output - No beeping - Asrock H97 Pro4

3 days ago I bought these components for my new computer: AsRock H97 Pro4 Motherboard GeForce GTX960 GPU DeepCool DA700 Power Supply Intel I7 4790k CPU 1TB WD Black HDD 1x8GB Kingston HyperX RAM ...
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Is it ok to use two sodimm with diferent mhz?

I have a laptop memory but it was damaged. So I temporary used another sodimm memory which is 2GB DDR3(10600) and I'm planning to buy a new one. Is it ok to use a sodimm memory which is 4GB ...
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What will happen if I install Windows 8.1 32 bit on a 64 bit PC? [duplicate]

I found that my PC can run a 64 bit OS, but my RAM is only 1.5 GB. Am I doing something wrong by installing windows 8.1 32 bit? Is my system capable of performing better? What happens if I install the ...
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How is addressing done of L1/L2/L3 cpu caches vs. ram allocation? [closed]

As cache sizes on cpus increase, how is it managed vs. RAM? Do considerations need to be made while making an application to ensure you're getting the most out of your Cache or is that completely at ...
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Can mix DDR3 Ram from different manufacturers for My Fujitsu LH532 laptop?

Following the confirmation by the Fujitsu Apac Service Centre in Singapore (they mentioned that they do not carry the RAM chips for my model and more importantly that I can buy from outside market and ...
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Is it possible to run Nvidia GeForce GTX 970 G1 gaming on ASRock 870 extreme3 r2.0? [closed]

I want to build my first gaming PC and I just want to be sure if the following composition is good. Do you also think that I need a better power supply ? CPU--> amd phenom II x4 965 black edition ...