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Removing half of your 16GB of memory will slow your computer down. This holds even if you never use close to 8GB of memory. The software side of it is covered in other answers and boils down to the OS chosing to use RAM rather than disk. However you might see a hardware driven hit to performance by halving the amount of RAM available. The reason is that ...

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