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RAM RGB not changing on 1 stick after RAM upgrade

This is only supposition, but if the lighting software tries to do all the RAM sticks in some order, and when it doesn't get a response from one of them it stops going through the sticks, then you may ...
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What accounts for the discrepancy between the memory use shown when hovering on the Chrome tab, and the heap size?

Short answer The "Memory Usage" is the full memory used by the browser engine to render that tab (the process itself together with any loaded html, css, images, scripts ...). The "JS ...
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What accounts for the discrepancy between the memory use shown when hovering on the Chrome tab, and the heap size?

Each tab is a separate Chrome process, so I examined in Task Manager the multiple processes that are started by Chrome. I then found one chrome.exe process that uses a very similar amount of memory to ...
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High memory usage after copying 1 million small files (Win10 x64)

I think it's because the files are cached by the OS. Once you delete the files, the cache is no longer required. And the memory can be recovered.
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Using 128 GB of RAM on a Lenovo P50 20EN-0006GE

Seems Lenovo P50 use Skylake. All mobile Skylake CPUs max out at 64GB. Ditto for Kaby lake. You need Coffee Lake or newer to go beyond 64GB on a Intel laptop :( For example i5-9400T is a mobile CPU ...
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Using 128 GB of RAM on a Lenovo P50 20EN-0006GE

According to the specifications, the P50's max memory is 64GB: Chipset: Mobile Intel CM236 Chipset (Intel GL82CM236 PCH) Memory: 64GB max⁷ / 2133MHz DDR4, ECC or non-ECC (ECC function supported only ...
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Using 128 GB of RAM on a Lenovo P50 20EN-0006GE

It seems like you bought Crucial memory but have not taken a look at its page of Lenovo ThinkPad P50 | Memory RAM & SSD Upgrades. Here is what it says : This fact is confirmed by your experience -...
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Can I upgrade 256x8 sodimm ram with 2Rx8 one?

Yes, you can. The Crucial ASUS X54H RAM & SSD Upgrades page has this upgrade: I suggest to pay attention to the other parameters as above, to ensure that your RAM is compatible.
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Can I upgrade 256x8 sodimm ram with 2Rx8 one?

In short, answer is yes you can. There is no reason why you couldn't upgrade you ram rank(tho its possibly pointless). Since your question isn't really clear, and goes into diagnostics; you will find ...
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Expected results of a stream memory bandwidth benchmark

TL;DR Your STREAM benchmark results look alright, but careful interpretation is needed to reach the correct conclusion. In your particular case (and it's usually the case whenever GCC is used), to ...
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using ffmpeg to capture images from RTSP camera and output to memory instead of disk

Not sure how relevant this answer will be today (almost 5 years after the question was posted) but I would recommend that you mount a ram disk on your OS (assuming it is Linux/Unix) using this: mkdir -...
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What does 16x256 DRAM structure mean?

It refers to the density of the DRAM. This only matters as it relates to the motherboard. Some motherboards cannot accept the higher density. 256x16 = 4096Mb which = 512MB 512x8 also = 4096Mb = 512MB ...
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CPU-Z say the SPD RANK number is "dual" and “single?”

So i used Google to know why it's writing "dual channel" on memory page, and "single rank" in spd page... " Dual rank and dual channel are 2 completely different things, Dual ...
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Priority of laptop memory slots

If your system can still boot far enough on the broken memory that Linux kernel is able to start, you can use memmap argument to the kernel to blacklist the area. To blacklist the whole first 4 GB, ...
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Priority of laptop memory slots

In theory, you could desolder the onboard memory and use a SODIMM. However, it probably isnt worth the effort. At that point, just buy a cheap, used or older machine.
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Priority of laptop memory slots

When you find a way to change priority you get a worst case scenario. Your OS won't crash, but you will get broken files on copy operations and other bad things happen. Look at your BIOS settings. ...
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Win 11: Pagefile disabled but virtual memory still exists

Yes, the only backing store for virtual memory in this case is physical RAM or a file (in the case where a program maps a file into its address space). On Windows, the virtual memory maximum size (...
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Error initializing filter 'mandelbrot' with args 's=7680x4320:r=60', Cannot allocate memory

There is already a command line option named max_alloc to change the value of max_alloc_size so no re-compilation is required e.g. ffmpeg -f lavfi -i mandelbrot=s=7680x4320:r=60 -t 2 -max_alloc ...
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