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2 years ago#1
RAM is way to easy to use up.... *GB of RAM is definitely not enough. Need more RAM...
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2 years ago#2
lol
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2 years ago#3
Better download more.
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2 years ago#4
Bigj089 posted...
Better download more.


yeah.... I really need more RAM...
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2 years ago#5
What OS? A fresh install of Windows 7 uses maybe 1 GB idle.
2 years ago#6
OUberLord posted...
What OS? A fresh install of Windows 7 uses maybe 1 GB idle.


OK.. Its not completely idle. According to Task Manager I ahve 67 processes up and running.

OS is Windows 7 x64 ultimate

Edit: Its 58 not 67
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2 years ago#7
Fade2black001 posted...
Bigj089 posted...
Better download more.


yeah.... I really need more RAM...


No... you need a better OS and/or applications that don't leak memory.
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2 years ago#8
I have 86 processes open, and I'm only using just under 2 GB. It sounds like you're running something that is really RAM hungry.
2 years ago#9
Unused ram is wasted ram. If anything it should be using it for cache.
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2 years ago#10
OUberLord posted...
I have 86 processes open, and I'm only using just under 2 GB. It sounds like you're running something that is really RAM hungry.


Hmmmm my broswer seems to be the heaviest thing that totals up to like 1.5GB including the plugin container with it.

Is their some kind of program I can download that will find all the programs and shows how much RAM is being used from them. Task Manager only does so much and often times I seen that some programs dont even get listed AT ALL on it.
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