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

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Will SSD silent my computer?

Do you think my computer will be silent if I replace my HDD with a SSD? Actually, I realise thanks to Task Manager that only my HD is (most of time) 100% used when CPU and memory are only 10 to 15%. I ...
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Computer Instantly uses 100% of ram on nothing [on hold]

The math doesn't add up. All my programs use up to a max of 1 gb of ram but the computer is stating that its using all 16.Thanks guys <3
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Reasons for files being corrupted

specs: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4790 CPU @ 3.60GHzNVIDIA GeForce GTX 97032 GBMicrosoft Windows 10 (build 16299), 64-bitI noticed a while back that my files were getting corrupted - this generally ...
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RAM frequencies in regard to CPU clock speeds

People are starting to talk about DDR5 memory online. It said that it will be twice as fast as DDR4. That would give us frequencies between 4000 - 6000 Mhz. Is this even realistic? What happens when ...
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Only 923 MB out of 4 GB RAM showing on Windows 10 HP laptop [duplicate]

I have Windows 10 32-bit installed on my laptop with a single 4 GB stick of RAM. But the system only reports 932 MB of memory. I have tried removing it and putting it back.wmic memorychip list full ...
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Field width size of the operation code and address field

The address bus is 11 bits and the instructions are 13 bits in size.Each word of memory has a size of 13 bits.The question is:What will be the width of the field dedicated to the operation code? ...
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w3wp.exe consumes a lot of memory

I have been watching w3wp.exe during the entire day consuming a lot of memory. As I am not good at all with windows monitoring and performance, could you please tell me how can I dig deeper to see ...
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Is new ram working right?

I currently have 2 4gb 3000 mhz patriot viper memory. I wanted to add another 2x4gb sticks to total 4 sticks and 16 gb. Well i bought same exact memory and upon checking cpu-z i noticed a few things ...
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Burning smell from RAM

i just installed a new RAM by replacing the old one . both are same specification,but only increase in size of the RAM .here the spec of my old ram 2 GB DDR3 1600 mhz1.35v low voltagelatency 11 ...
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NUMA: How to avoid performance loss

I'm studying how to make the NUMA architecture works without unnecessary performance loss.Here is the situation of my hardware:I've read many things from Google but still, I don't quite understand ...
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Dell Precision T1600 Workstation memory configurations

I have a salvage T1600 workstation that I'd like to build up and populate with at least 16 GB of memory (it takes DDR3 1333). I have 2x2GB unbuffered cards already. Can I add 2x8 cards for a total of ...
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Windows out of memory but swap almost empty

My Windows laptop with 8GB of memory often has over 95% memory usage and constantly gives me warnings that it is out of memory. I do have many programs at once in the background, but I would expect ...
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Can I mix DDR pairs in single motherboard

I have a Dell Optiplex 7040 with 4 slots (2x dual channel).I have:2x 4GB 2133 1Rx82x 16GB 2400 2Rx8May I insert them without any problem and any performance loss ?Of course I will insert one ...
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Memtest86+ and dmidecode report DDR2 instead of DDR3

I have this 7 years old Samsung R530 laptop. Everything is running kinda smooth, I'm just puzzled why it says it's DDR2. I've dual-booted to an old Windows Vista install and ran CPU-Z, it said Max ...
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Which memory can be accessed using Meltdown and Spectre v1/v2?

I understand that Meltdown can access kernel memory as the programs on Windows at least share the same virtual memory space. We have a patch for this to unmap as much kernel data as possible. Can ...

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