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

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What is the next step BIOS takes after “Checking NVRAM”? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is my new Graphic Card cause for my PC hanging? My PC hangs at Checking NVRAM . So I want to know what is the next step taken after Checking NVRAM by BIOS so that I can ...
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CPU and RAM MHz Riddle [closed]

A few days ago I bought a whole PC which will be delivered tomorrow. I choose: Intel Core i7-2600K 3.4GHz 8M cache LGA 1155 8GB DDR3 1600 CL9 Corsair XMS I hadn't checked that the CPU needs ...
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How do I figure out the difference between these 2 options of RAM?

I am building a computer and have found two virtually identical (in my view) options for RAM: Option 1: "G.SKILL F3-10666CL9D-8GBRL Ripjaws 8GB 2X4GB DDR3-1333 CL9-9-9-24 240PIN DIMM Memory" Option ...
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Windows 7's RAM memory management/paging files

I have an AMD64 machine with 4GB of RAM that has recently had Windows 7 installed on it. The hard drive is now being accessed 1/sec--rhythmically. It appears to me that it is paging constantly. ...
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Physical memory full but can't seem to find what process is causing it

I'm having a problem with my laptop from time to time, sometimes it get's really slow and when I check my task manager it says something like: Physical memory 91% When this is happening windows ...
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How to downgrade server kernel to desktop kernel?

Currently I am looking at this way to solve my problem that uses more than 3GB RAM on 32-bit Ubuntu. For various reasons, I am trying to downgrade server kernel to desktop kernel. Can anyone give me ...
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The TLB changes whenever a program does a context switch?

If the TLB gets flushed everytime a program does a context switch, then when that program is run again, where does the TLB go to reload its table? Also, if the table gets flushed, then how are other ...
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Size of L1 cache

Typically, how big is L1 cache today?
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Is it bad to run ram at higher voltage?

Let me start with I know nothing about overclocking. All I know is that my machine won't boot with all 6 ram slots full. The ram I have is supposed to be at 1.5v but in order to even boot my system ...
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PC3200 RAM in Older Computer?

I am inheriting a Dell Dimension 8200, but it needs RAM to get up and running. I have PC3200 sticks lying around, but I am not sure how to go about figuring out if the RAM is compatible, as RAM has ...
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Do these memtest86 results indicate a defective memory module?

I just ran memtest86 and I received these results (the picture is from the 4th test of the second pass): Obviously something really bad is happening. I guess that red row should not be there. Also ...
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Installing RAM in Lenovo W510, does it need to be balanced?

We are upgrading RAM on a W510. There are 4 slots, currently 2 x 2GB installed. Question is: can we install a single 4GB chip, or does it need to be balanced with 2 new chips?
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Does RAM support limit the types of RAM that can be installed even if FSB indicates otherwise?

I'm thinking of upgrading the memory on my Toshiba Satellite A10 series laptop (psa10a-012nx). It currently houses PC2100 RAMs, but I'm wondering if I can improve the performance of my laptop by ...
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Upgrading the RAM in a Dell T3400

I have a Dell Precision T3400 with Windows 7 x64. It has 4 RAM slots in 2 banks. Currently, slot 00 (bank 0, slot 0) and slot 10 (bank 1, slot 0) have 1 GB PC2-6400 Dell RAM each. (ServerFault won't ...
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getting pc information for supported ram clock

Could anybody tell me how to know how much RAM my pc supports, for example the max memory (1GB currently installed) and the max clock speed (667MHz currently installed with DDR2), so when upgrading to ...
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Is it worth upgrading a Q6600 4gb ddr2 to an i7 920 12gb ddr3 for $500?

I used to frequent madonion (now called futuremark these days) but the StackExchange community has been so helpful with my web development questions, I thought I'd give the superuser-section a try in ...
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Dram timing is too tightly so reload timing

My computer is rebooting itself and when starts over again I get a message: "dram timing is too tightly so reload timing, Press any key..... (or something like that)" what should I do ?
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Lenovo T400 - Large amount of memory reserved for hardware

I'm working with a T400 and Win7 32bit. Of course I can't use my 4GB memory. But the performance monitor shows me 1GB reserved memory for hardware. Is there a way to reduce this? Maybe..turning off ...
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New memory installed - anything else I should do in Ubuntu?

I just upgraded my eee 1000 running Ubuntu 10.04 to 2Gb RAM. It is being detected fine by BIOS and OS alike, but I wonder if I need to do anything else to take the most advantage of the extra memory. ...
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Putting PC3-8500 Memory in 2008 Macbook Pro

I've got some extra ram from my 2010 Macbook pro (PC3-8500). Is there any chance of this working with a Macbook 2008 motherboard (factory ram is is PC-5300).
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Dell laptop hangs on bootup

I've got a Dell 1535 Studio laptop. It's hanging on boot up. It's just at the dell load up screen at the VERY start of boot up. Sometimes it doesn't even display the bootup screen and when it does it ...
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Control in-memory cache of Chrome under Linux

I have a piddly 2GB of RAM in my 8 or so year old laptop and Chrome really likes to use all of it. Is there some way to control how much memory either all of Chrome or specifically its memory cache ...
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How much more memory can I put in this new Mac mini?

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Apple-Mac-Mini-1-66GHz-Core-Duo-1GB-80GB-/110578889116?pt=UK_Computing_Apple_Desktops_CV#ht_1853wt_1137 So I was thinking of buying the cheapest Mac to build iPhone apps. And I ...
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Missing PAE on Ubuntu 10.04 - inaccessible RAM

I upgrade my system (using the built-in upgrade mechanism) from 9.10 to 10.04. My kernel is reported now as 2.6.32-24-generic (that means 32 bit, right?) The systems seems to only be able to access ...
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paired RAM or SSD

I have an Acer Aspire 7720-6604. It came with 3 GB RAM back in March 2008 and a sluggish 5400 RPM HDD. I am using Ubuntu Linux with openbox and I constantly find myself crawling to a halt with RAM ...
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Dedicate RAM to integrated Intel GMA4500 video card

Would it be possible to force a RAM dedication to the GMA4500 intel video card in my hp 6730b. I know it's a business laptop, not meant for gaming etc... But that's what I want to do if anyone can ...
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Recurring Memory Problem

I have a rackmount computer running Ubuntu (Karmic). It's about 18 months old and for as long as I've had it I've had problems with memory. It has 2 x 2 GB of RAM (Crucial Ballistix - BL2KIT25664AA80A)...
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is having all ram slot filled remove some overclocking room?

I have 4x 2gig, filling out all my ram slot. Does it automatically mean that I wont be able to overclock as much as having only 2 filled? Using Asus p7p55d-e pro motherboard Intel i5 760 and 2x ...
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Improve my System, Need some advice/suggestion

Processor: 2.40 gigahertz Intel Core2 Duo Board: ASUSTeK Computer INC. P5B-MX Memory: 2 Gb VideoCard: NVIDIA GeForce 7300 GT HDD: 80GB + 250GB both IDE Operating System: Windows 7 32bit Please give ...
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Does my iMac 21.5 supports KVR1066D3S7/2G RAM?

As far, as i know, iMac uses RAM modules, that are mainly for notebooks. Will this module work ?
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Semi-Hybrid Triple Channel DDR3

I have 3 x Corsair 2GB DDR3 1600MHz, and I want to expand it with 3 more DIMMs. Obviously to keep my triple-channel, I'd be best to buy an identical 3 DIMMs kit as I have now, because triple-channel ...
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What's the Minimum System Spec Recommended For Developer Laptop [closed]

I'll be regularly running Visual Studio 2010 Professional, SQLServer Express, Office and at least 1 virtual environment running a Linux Distro. I want the machine to be snappy and responsive even when ...
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Upload of photos from cf card to pc is super slow

I have a new custom built pc. It has 8B of RAM and was working like a dream. Suddenly it is super slow and taking hours to download photos that used to take just minutes. I notice that there is 8GB ...
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Does the speed of memory define its voltage?

What I'm asking here is, if I order PC3200 memory is it all going to be 1.8V, or will some be 2.5, some 1.8, etc... I don't mean variation within a specific part #, but rather across part numbers, is ...
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Remote Desktop with resource sharing

I recently removed ubuntu from my laptop and installed Windows 7 because Microsoft's DreamSpark program gave me Visual Studio Pro for free and I want to do some C# programming with it. The problem is ...
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DDR3 1066 CL7 or 1333 CL9?

My eshop offers either 1066 memory with CL 7 or 1333 with CL9 (those are 4GB DDR3 modules). In this exact case, would you prefer frequency or latency?
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Windows 7 recognizing 100% of my RAM some places, not others

Before you go blaming it on a 32-bit OS, I'm running Windows 7 64-bit. I have 4x 1GB sticks of RAM installed. I recently RMA'd one stick and installed the replacement. It would seem that parts of my ...
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Fedora 9 (64bit) won't recognize 8G of RAM

This is really a question about whether or not it is absolutely necessary for me to upgrade my Fedora. I just upgraded my computer with a couple more sticks of RAM and have it up to 8G now. I duel ...
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System says memory controller not available and doesn't boot?

Recently I have had a MainBoard-problem. I've send my mainboard to service and today I got it back from the company. It is a Foxconn 520a mainboard. Now I have installed my exchanged mainboard. But ...
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Will there be any problems when I mix these memory modules? [closed]

2gb + 2gb DDR2 PC2-6400 CL5 Micron RAM sticks with a 2gb DDR2 PC2-6400 CL5 Apacer stick?
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How to select a processor/memory combination for overclocking?

I am looking to rebuild an older system of mine which is past it's prime. I intend to keep many of the existing components (hard drives, GPU, case, fans, etc) but I do intend to replace the ...
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What are the consequences of using a good RAM along with a old one?

Ok , I am planning to buy a 1 GB RAM to supplement my computer's old 512 MB Ram . Is it advised to use it side by side ? I am sure the 512 MB RAM Is not exactly in good condition as it is 4 years old ...
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What kind of memory does the PDC09 Laptop have

The PDC09 Acer laptop has only 2GB of memory. I see that it DDR3 1066MHZ but it doesn't say if it's SDRAM or not. Anyone know. Would http://www.amazon.com/KTLTCS102G-Kingston-DDR3-1066-PC3-8500-240-...
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Win XP 64 bits recognizes 8 gigs but only fills up 4 gigs

I am running Windows XP 64 bit with 8 Gigs of ram. The 4 sticks (same brand, different speeds) are recognized in the Windows System Properties -> General tab. Issue is: when I start running more apps ...
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Nehalem based Mac Pro Memory config

I am looking at getting a dual Nehalem Mac Pro and i am wanting a bit more memory than the standard 6gb. I am just wanting to know if there are any are any issues with the following memory ...
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PC4200 Memory in Dell Precision T3400?

Is there any way to get PC4200 (ECC) memory to work in a Dell Precision T3400? The company purchased this machine a few months ago for us for dev work, but spec'ed it with 2GB of RAM. That doesn't ...
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how to disable system and compressed memory (reason? screen freeze)

I have an hp laptop core i7-6700hq 12gb ram preinstalled windows 10 sometimes my screen freezes I think that's because of "system and compressed memory" because as soon as it unfreezes I check task ...
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Limit memory usage of Java 8 application (SceneBuilder)

I'm experiencing trouble with (what appears to be) memory leaks in JavaFX Scene Builder. I have filed a bug report, but in the meantime my system sometimes gets unbearably slow as Scene Builder uses ...
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Why do programs allocate so much memory for simple commands?

Valgrind reports that whois allocates a lot of memory even if I just ask for its version. $ valgrind whois --version ==18086== Memcheck, a memory error detector ==18086== Copyright (C) 2002-2015, and ...
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Apache not responding for wordpress

We are running a apache server on google cloud. Below is the server spec Machine type : n1-standard-1 (1 vCPU, 3.75 GB memory) CPU platform : Intel Ivy Bridge I have hosted a wordpress ...