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

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Constant beeping with new PSU, no video output

So, my friends computer is not producing video output. The monitor works, I've tried the CPU and RAM inside of my computer, so I know they work. On the initial build we forgot standoffs and the ...
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My Laptop running at 89% memory use?! - Windows 8

It's been a while that my computer has been running at a very high ram usage when i have nothing running...please help i will provide all possible information. I have a MSI GE60 laptop. I cant upload ...
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Windows 8.1 memory leak which is invisible in process monitor and poolmon

After trying around for days, googling about everything and trying a lot I am left clueless. I have a Razer 2013 Blade Pro with 8GB ram. I have 30 GB allocated for additional virtual ram. My system ...
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What is the easiest method to check if I have DDR3 memory?

I want to find out if my mother-in-law's computer has DDR3 memory. She is living quite far away, and she is not completly computer illiterate, but downloading, installing and running a program might ...
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Dell Dimension 4600C Upgrade

I have a dell computer and would like to upgrade the RAM to 4GB. I know that each slot can only take a maximum of 1GB and there are 2 slots. Can I increase this maximum by upgrading some other part of ...
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Identifying root cause of high RAM usage in Paged Pool?

So I pulled up my Task Manager today, and found that out of my 16GB of RAM, 14.5GB was "in-use". Naturally, I switch to the Processes tab, click "show processes by all users", and sort by Working Set ...
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How can I detect the amount of memory slots I have?

I know that there used to be a Corsair memory detection tool, but I can no longer find it. I didn't find anything when searching Google. I would like to scan my machine to know a few things: How ...
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Decrease RAM frequency for older computer

Does anyone know any software to decrease RAM frequency. I heard about Typhoon Burner, however I am looking for free solution to match speed of 8500s 1066mhz from DDR with speed of 1666mhz. I know ...
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Lightest way to run Google Hangouts Chrome app on Mac

I recently transitioned to Safari because I'm really tired of how Chrome hogs memory and drains my battery like crazy. The only thing that has been keeping the Chrome icon open is the Hangouts plugin. ...
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Could not create the Java Virtual Machine on Ubuntu VPS with all the ram allocated to it

I'm trying to run a file on a vps with 384mb of ram, If I run the file with this command on terminal java -jar server.jar It just starts the process but with only 180mb approx allocated to it, I ...
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Why is Windows 7 professional x64 Available Physical Memory gradually declining with time?

If I refresh windows System Information, over and over, it reports my Available Physical Memory is gradually declining. In the past hour it has declined about 1gb. Interestingly, once I've even ...
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Available physical memory, XP

I installed a Windows XP x86 on my PC. But when I open the system information window in the System Summary tab, in the right-hand pane and at bottom the following are written: Total Physical memory ...
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Make a programming PC: i7 4770R, 16 GB RAM, 256 GB SSD [on hold]

My programming PC's gotten old and I am considering getting a new POWERFUL one. I want the i7 4770R processor (it's got the Iris pro graphics, the 4770K does not). I want to avoid a dedicated ...
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Swap partition size on a 64 GB RAM computer for memory-intensive work

I have 64 GB RAM and 240 GB SSD on my computer, which I'm going to use for memory-intensive calculations (machine learning, data mining, etc.). Most of the advice I found on the Internet are ...
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Fast splitting of list of files in chunks of the same size (memory)

See title. Assume I have the following list of files and relatives sizes: cat list_of_files.txt: 1243 001.txt 124 002.txt 4132 003.txt 3000 004.txt I want to be able to split into multiple chunks ...
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How to check whether my system RAM is DDR2 or DDR3

I have a compac desktop computer and I want to update it with the 2 or 3 GB or RAM. I am confused that what type of RAM this system have whether DDR2 or DDR3. The processor in my computer is AMD ...
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Clicking/Moving mouse produces beeps, laggy keyboard key presses on pc start [closed]

I can't for the love of god figure this out. When starting my computer, sometimes when I open an application, my computer comes to a halt. These things happen: -Pressing a button on my mouse produces ...
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Not Booting: One short beep at first and one more after all device checks

There is the correct one short beep before POST (which is the expected behavior as per the motherboard manual). The problem is once it says it has found the HDD etc, it gives one more short beep and ...
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Whys is dllhost (COM Surrogate) consuming almost all of my memory?

On Windows 7, at any given point and for no apparent reason, my computer starts to slow down until I can no longer open applications such as Photoshop and windows starts to function incorrectly. If I ...
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Memory with higher Mhz or lower Cast Latency?

I'm planning to buy memory for my motherboard Asus AT3IONT-I which supports: 2 x DIMM, Max. 4 GB DDR3 1066/800 Non-ECC Unbuffered memory and also Dual Channel memory architecture. Which of the ...
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As SSDs get faster and Level 2 caches get bigger, could RAM become redundant?

If Solid State Drives become sufficiently fast that they aren't that much slower than RAM, and Level-2 caches get larger; is it possible to build a PC that doesn't have any RAM at all? What would the ...
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Is it possible to create a file system on ram

I'm just wondering is there a technology like this?Transforming a Ram into a file system which makes file manipulation and transfer easier. A ram which can be partitioned. And which can temporarily ...
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Asus m5a97 r 2.0 RAM Dimm B1 B2

Since few days, Windows says Memory 8 GB (3.98 GB usable) BIOS detect all sticks of my RAM - Corsair XMS3 8 GB (4 x 2 GB), but only 4 GB is usable. BIOS(UEFI) is up to date (2501). I tried ...
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Force Windows 7 to unload items from memory (not Superfetch)

The question is how to force Windows 7 to REMOVE items from my RAM when they are no longer in use. Because this question is met with 100% resistance I'm going to clarify this once... This question ...
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Computer beeping on startup after unsuccessfully RAM upgrade

I tried to upgrade my RAM memory, but when I opened the computer and tried to put them in, I realized that I have DDR2, and I had bought DDR3. Well, nevermind, I will exchange them, but here is the ...
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Standby Memory Mapping | Divx Media Foundation Splitter | MKV Playback on Media Center Extender

I'm currently using Divx Media Foundations MKV splitter (DivXMFSource.dll from Shark007 package) to playback MKV files from a Windows 7 x64 system to a Windows Media Center Extender. A little ...
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What is non-executable flash memory?

The other day at work someone was asking how much ‘executable’ flash memory we need. Isn't it possible to execute out of all flash memory? If I'm wrong, then how does executable flash memory differ ...
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Combine RAM from identical PC's

Is it possible to install a RAM module from an identical PC into a PC with insufficient memory? They both have 507 MB at the moment. I have not checked to see if there are spare slots but assume that ...
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Discrepancy between memory in use reported by the task manager and memory used by programs

My task manager As you can see it displays I have 2.27 GB in use, over half of my physical memory (4 GB): My list of processes Processes are ordered by memory As you can see the total amount ...
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POST finds what memtest86 does not [on hold]

POST gives me a beep code that says bad memory. I ran memtest86 overnight without finding any errors. Is there memory testing software that will find in a few hours what POST found in under two ...
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How to stop Windows 8 from caching large files?

Edit The video files I talk about were unrelated to LoL (game). They were separate files that I personally downloaded. Of the 8GB that was used then the game crashed, the game was using less than ...
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MemTest86+ bad adresses constant despite swapping sticks, processor/MOBO to blame?

(Sorry for the wall of text, but people seem equally critical of missing details) After about 2 years without trouble, I've been having issues recently with system instability, BSODs, random ...
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In Windows 7, is there a way to know how much memory a service is using?

In windows 7, is there a way (by using common interface or a custom utility) to know how much memory a specific windows service is using ? It seems most services are hosted by svchost.exe processes ...
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My laptop not going to sleep, how to turn deep s3 on?

I have got an Asus x202e laptop. The problem I am facing is the laptop never goes to sleep, hibernates or shuts down. I am facing a real difficulty with this. I updated all my drivers. once I give any ...
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HP Pavilion Elite (HPE-400y) gives “Memory Error” beep code when booted with more than one stick of RAM

I left on business for seven months, and my computer was off and unplugged the whole time. I got back and attempted to turn it on. The power turned on and all the fans started whirring, but the ...
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RAM Doesn't make a click sound when installing

So I built my first PC and I have a asus m5a97 le r2.0 motherboard and one stick of corsair vengeance Lp 8gb black version cml8gx3m1a1600c10 ram. it goes in the slot but no click. once i turn on my pc ...
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ASRock Z87 (new build) turns off and on three times, then three beeps, black screen

After my old MOBO's USB ports began to play-up, I decided on a long overdue, but unexpected upgrade. Not having a huge budget, I'd be using some old components in this build: my tower, PSU, HDD and ...
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Investigating linux server slow down

We have a code build server, fedora 13, which was working at medium speed for 4 users. Speed means building a code branch took 1.5 hrs max duration. It was having one quad core, 8gb ram, 200gb hdd. ...
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How can a computer run a program that's larger than RAM's limit?

For example, my RAM is 32 MB, but Windows 98's complete data uses over 200 MB. Assuming that the "whole OS" is loaded in to RAM, how could it all fit there is RAM is just 32 MB? Or am I looking at ...
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How do I find the source of soft page faults?

I have Windows 7 x64 computer that according to Performance Monitor has 70,000 page faults / second when idling. That's seems like a lot to me (every other computer I check has basically 0 page faults ...
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Will overclocking my chipset increase the performance of integrated graphics?

My AMD Radeon HD 5830 recently broke (overheated because the fan stopped working), and I am currently attempting to run games on integrated graphics, on my chipset. Many games are responding slowly, ...
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Why is Jenkins using so much memory?

I just started htop in my VPS and filtered to Jenkins to see if this was what was taking so much memory. Holy crap?! I only have two build executors and only ran the service once (on machine bootup), ...
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What is the average time against memory size?

I have 32GB memory being 2 x 8GB a KIT and the other 2 x 8GB single memories(as in not brought as a KIT) and together they make a quad channel, they are all "1600 10 10 10 30" same model and ...
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Specific board/module ECC Ram compatibility

I purchased a bunch of hardware for two different file servers. Previously I had never bought any server equipment, and therefore had not known that motherboards accept only certain types of ECC Ram. ...
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Changing Memory Options for Vuze/Azureus in linux

How can I change the memory size used by the application Vuze/Azureus in linux? I have this, but I can't figure out the max I can set it to, and after I set it, the error(memory error) tells me that ...
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When buying RAM on a budget, do I choose higher capacity or lower latency?

I would like to know how much of a difference is attainable by using RAM with lower timings and whether that difference is justified by the price. Phrased differently, will lower latency RAM also have ...
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Memtest86+ freezes with 16GB RAM upgrade

I just bought a 16GB (4x4GB) set of CML16GX3M4A1600C9B RAM for my system, upgrading from an older 8GB (4x2GB) set that's currently in the system. Before purchasing, I checked the manual for my ...
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“DRIVER_POWER_STATE_FAILURE” on Windows 8.1

I'll jump straight into details and the steps of what I did to have made my laptop showing BSOD. Earlier time when I first bought this laptop: 1. Launched and played a game 2. Game playing halfway ...
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Memory Leak in Firefox?

After using Firefox for several days without restarting, my memory usage is extremely high. I have around 40-50 tabs open. Just now my memory usage was over 4gb and Firefox was extremely slow. After ...
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Does it cost extra to support more memory in bios?

Recently came across couple of low end machines with windows 7. They have 3 GB ram installed, however the bios of these machines does not support more than 4GB. I can understand installed memory ...