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

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How to limit the amount of memory that OS X uses?

In linux, one can use the mem=xxxx boot argument to specify how much memory the OS can use. For example, if you say mem=2048 the OS will believe that your computer has 2048 GB of ram regardless of ...
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Why does Debian crashes with OOM

I recently upgraded my server from Debian squeeze i386 to wheezy amd64 by reinstalling and reconfigurating. Additionally I wanted to be able to start virtual guests, so I installed XEN, too. I got ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 freezes on laptop when running memory/cpu intensive process

I have a Dell Precision M4500 laptop with 4GB RAM memory and Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit installed with 8GB of swap memory. After launching usual Java development environment (Eclipse, MySQL Server, SQuirreL, ...
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query related to RAM

I am currently using DELL XPS laptop and from some days back whenever install any new game it displays that my RAM is too low to run the game.My laptop has 2nd generation corei7 2.0 GHz processor, 8 ...
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Macbook stuck on the loading screen

My Macbook stuck on the grey screen with the apple logo and the spinning wheel. I changed RAM memory (after crash) recently, but it worked fine for some time. I've already tried and it didn't help: ...
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EVGA X58 SLI motherboard doesn't boot with new memory

EVGA X58 SLI (EVGA E758-A1 3-Way SLI (x16/x16/x8) LGA 1366 Intel X58 ATX Intel Motherboard) was normally working with three CORSAIR DOMINATOR 6GB (3 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 Triple Channel Kit Desktop ...
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bitcoind failed on my arch linux linode server, where can I find the log telling me what happened?

I have looked in /var/log and I cannot find anything related to bitcoin. I was running bitcoind for a number of hours the other day on my 1GB RAM/8 core linode when bitcoind stopped running ...
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Python taking too much memory on server,

I have a running EC2 instance on amazon AWS. and some time server gives me the memory maximum utilization above 97%. When i saw my server stats on newrelic That showed me the below running processes ...
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Random graphics corruptions

I've recently gotten some graphics corruptions, and they've been getting more common recently. For instance, as I'm writing this, I have this one in chrome (the barcode-like thing at the top right): ...
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Asus P8Z68 Deluxe Memory Disappeared

There was a time when they where working(16 Gigs-4 x 4GB dual chips which is on the vendors list), but now only 8GBs are seen by Windows 7 Ulti/64bit. I have just reinstalled everything, Windows, the ...
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Dell Dimensions 4100, unable to boot into Windows

I'm having some trouble trying to get an old system of mine up and running again. A bit of information about it: Running Windows XP; Two Hard Disks (Both working fine, was able to access files on ...
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How can I see the current bandwidth use of the dedicated graphics memory?

Can I calculate it using the values I see on gpu-z? can it actually be calculated or monitored?
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8 GB RAM support issue

My motherboard supports 8 GB of RAM. However, when I have the 8 GB in, the computer screen will not come on at all. It only functions with 4GB of RAM. (I have two sticks of 4 GB) http://www.asrock....
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My Windows 7 64-bit is reluctant to use all 8GB. Why?

The computer recognizes all 8GBs of RAM. When using some memory hogging applications, the computer would barely pass 4GBs of usage. Things I've tried: I reseated the sticks with not much luck. ...
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ps - Summing up memory usages

The more I read, the more confused I get.. I want to generate a list of processes and their memory consumption (physical + virtual). So far, this is what I have done: I take the VSZ of each process,...
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Gateway LT210 wrong ram size reported by BIOS after restart

Just upgraded a Gateway LT210 from 1GB to 2GB, BIOS 1.26 When it boots, 2GB are recognized by both Bios and Windows. This is consistent, I can do it any number of times. However, if I reboot (...
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OC'ing a Sapphire 7950, problems with memory clock

I bought a new rig with sapphire radeon 7950 flex w/ boost. Good scores initially in 3dmark 11, around 7300 stock. Problem is, as soon as i start overclocking, issues arise. the core clock is at 860, ...
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What happens if no ram is in a dual CPU riser?

I have a Dell precision T5500 with a dual CPU riser. There are 6 slots on the system board and 3 on the second CPU riser. The Dell recommended configuration is to divide between the system board and ...
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Why “Avira System Tray Tool (avgnt.exe)” is using very high commited memory?

My "Avira System Tray Tool" using very high memory after minutes of system Log in. Below pic is show how many vast memory it uses: More than 1900 MB! Is my System Infected?! Is this caused due ...
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128GB RAM as 8 x 16G or 16 x 8G?

I am configuring a workstation for heavy and memory expensive numerical computing. I have the budget to put 128G of RAM. I have the choice between eight 16Gb modules or 16 8Gb modules. Both configs ...
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Please define: “Maximum Memory Supported - 10GB, Service Upgradable Only”

I am assuming this means that the RAM modules can only be inserted/removed from some place very inconvenient? Maybe under the keyboard? Or does this mean something more strict, as in the only way to ...
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Does updating BIOS solve certain BSODs?

Specifically speaking I am wanting to update my BIOS for my P8Z77 Asus M-PRO motherboard. I'm running a ivy bridge i7 3770k with a GTX 570, 2 X 8GB G.Skill 1333 DDR3 RAM I have the latest driver ...
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Can't Install More RAM

I have four RAM slots on my motherboard. I'm currently using two. For some reason, when I plug in a third (and fourth), I can only use the new RAM, and not all of it combined. It's a "dual channel" ...
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Understanding how LabView buffers work

I am using LabView for an imaging project. In the code I have two separate while loops running (for the most part) independently. The small dependence -if this is a dependence at all- comes from the ...
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Monitor AMD/ATI GPU memory usage under linux

Is there a way to monitor the GPU memory usage of ATI graphic cards under linux? I found several solutions for nVidia graphic cards, but nothing for ATI graphic cards. It might be possible with ...
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Firefox sluggish after playing an online video or kept open for a long time

I am using the 64-bit alternative of Firefox - Waterfox. I have been facing this issue even when I was using Firefox. What happens is after I have played at least one video or have kept it open for a ...
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Windows 7 x64 with RAM volume 4GB hangs on when file upload in Java servlet is started

It is actually not the coding but mostly configuration question. I have : Windows 7 x64 ASUS P5KC motherboard Intel Core Quad Q6600 GeForce 6800 GT RAM 4GB (then 8 GB - when i added 4 GB more even ...
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ASUS M5A88-V EVO Downclocking?

Can the "ASUS M5A88-V EVO AM3+ AMD 880G SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 HDMI ATX AMD Motherboard" down/underclock 1866 ram to 1333 so i can use a Phenom II for now and not have to switch out ram later when i ...
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SanDisk Memory Stick Pro Duo isn't detected by Sony notebook

I am trying to transfer images from a SanDisk Memory Stick Pro Duo to my Sony Notebook VGN-N17G. However the memory stick is always undetected by my notebook. When I tested using a Sony memory stick ...
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How can I use 2x4 GB RAM on an ASUS P5K3 DELUXE?

I read in one of the posts here that somebody has an ASUS P5K3 DELUXE Board with 10GB RAM. I have the same board and recently upgraded my RAM with 4x2 GB, but I'm having a very hard time making it ...
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Speed and compatibility of 4GB DDR2 sticks on an Asus P5Q-E motherboard

I want to add 8GB of memory (in the form of two 4GB sticks) to a system with an Asus P5Q-E motherboard. According to Asus, the motherboard supports 4 x DIMM, max. 16GB, DDR2 1200/1066/800/667MHz, ...
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Firefox 4, 5 and 6 are slow and freezing, consuming 400MB RAM

I'm on Windows 7. Since I upgraded to Firefox 4, I noticed that it became extremely slow. I even tried to upgrade to 6 and 5 and still it's slow. Sometimes it consumes 400 MB of RAM! What can I do? ...
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Confusing relation between RAM frequency and timings

I'm confused with relation between frequency and timing information when buying DDR3 RAM modules. I have OCZ DDR3 modules which should have 1600MHz frequency and CAS 7-7-7-20. If I use these modules ...
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Will DVFS change memory bus frequency too?

I'm trying to benchmark application performance under different cpu frequency. My target machine is Intel Core 2 Duo CPU . I'm wondering whether DVFS can also change other frequencies , specially ...
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swapping or trashing with vast amounts of unmapped pagecache

I'm using kubuntu jaunty (i386 32bit), kernel 2.6.28-13-generic. I've 4Gb of RAM, of which only 3317Mb are seen by the system (I guess because of the 32bit system). I'm seeing that the pagecache ...
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dmidecode - No memory controller information

I'm trying to gather information about the memory controller on a server. It's custom-built (not by me) so I have no reference manual. OS is XenServer 6.5. This is what I get : $ dmidecode -t 5 # ...
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Making Excel Faster

I'm working with around 30 Excel spreadsheets and excel is having trouble keeping up with me. None of these Spreadsheets is very large, maybe only 200kb each, but Excel sweating trying to copy one or ...
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Can't get dual-channel memory status from Linux — why?

I have a slot A3+ motherboard (Gigabyte ATX GA990ZA-UD3-R5) with an AMD FX-8320E CPU and two 8Gb memory sticks (identical, bought together as a kit). I followed the instructions on the manual and ...
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Memory leak issues with games on windows 10

I'm running windows 10 on my desktop and consistently getting RAM problems when playing games - only seems to happen with games - I doubt it's due to lack of RAM (I have 24GB) so I'm guessing it's ...
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Why is my ssd's available space randomly changing?

I have a 250GB Samsung EVO 850 which currently has about 25GB free space. Once booted I can open My Computer and while doing nothing, watch as the free space randomly fluctuates until there is no ...
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My BIOS sometimes recognizes only half of available RAM

I have been having RAM problems for 4 days now. Of 4 installed GiB RAM, sometimes 4 GiB are recognized by BIOS, sometimes only 2. 2 days ago I cleaned the copper contact points of the RAM modules ...
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After RAM upgrde, Ubuntu 14.04 does work with 2GB but works with 1 GB

I have an Sony Vaio laptop which had 1GB RAM (512MB X 2 ). I wanted to upgrade to 2GB as the laptop supports up to 2GB. When I tried to use 2GB RAM on Ubuntu 14.04 32-bit it boots, passes the BIOS ...
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Procedures for upgrading the existing ram

Is it possible to extent the memory of ram without upgrading the ram?. I have a 512 mb ram is to possible to extend it to 8gb without replacing with a new ram? my friend has done it. Is it possible?
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Laptop black screen, no boot, only fan is spinning?

I have Samsung NP350E7C-A01US laptop. It was working like a charm. Today I removed RAM and inserted another one. It worked fine. After that, inserted old RAM, but it didn't boot. When I press ...
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Revo uninstaller ridiculous memory usage

I'm using revo uninstaller pro to uninstall around 130 programs in one batch. It does them one at a time, so I'd imagine no harm could happen. Though I felt my computer being very slow, so I checked ...
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“Memory Size Test Fail” on newly purchased 6900k

I just finished piecing my new build together. I am using the same PSU (Corsair 850i), video card, and SSD as my previous build, which was working without any issues. After I started a game up (any ...
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PC locks up when RAM oversubscribed

As occasionally happens, my computer locked up today. The screen was frozen, the mouse unresponsive, and there was no response when I pressed Ctrl+Alt+Del and Shift+Ctrl+Esc. In this case it was the ...
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Dell Optiplex GX520 Blank when turned on

I have a problem with my Dell Optiplex GX520 PC. Everytime i turned on the PC, its always show nothing, and the power light are Orange (which means still booting), i waited for 1 hour, it turned green ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 apache2: Loading perl modules yields “failed to map segment from shared object at ”

I recently upgraded my desktop to 64 bit Ubuntu 16.04. I have an apache server running mod_perl that loads a variety of perl modules for my site algebra.com. That works great in production and ...
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Reproducing issue at Service Center

I have Gigabyte H81M-S1 (rev 2.0) motherboard. When i start my PC it beeps continuous. I tried removing ram checked wires unplugged/plugged everything Used some else ram to verify. But still same ...