Tag: memory

369 If 32-bit machines can only handle numbers up to 2^32, why can I write 1000000000000 (trillion) without my machine crashing? 2014-01-07T20:18:51.673

191 Why does emptying disk space speed up computers? 2015-04-19T23:06:35.027

134 If RAM is cheap, why don't we load everything to RAM and run it from there? 2013-08-27T15:20:52.273

131 Linux: find out what process is using all the RAM? 2012-03-09T14:13:35.847

117 What limits Windows 7 x64 machines to <=192GB RAM? 2014-02-03T22:21:45.487

104 Why is the total memory usage reported by Windows Task Manager much higher than the sum of all processes' memory usage? 2014-03-11T02:46:08.000

99 How do Ctrl+C and Ctrl+V work? 2019-05-14T10:51:21.297

98 Can a 32-bit OS machine use up all 8GB RAM + 20GB page file? 2011-12-13T12:59:38.767

97 Should I disable swap file if I have lots of RAM or should I move it to a virtual RAM drive? 2014-09-11T08:34:47.017

92 How to check my RAM configuration (Windows 7)? 2013-09-25T17:10:44.277

90 Why does RAM have to be volatile? 2013-08-30T10:03:53.463

89 Why does Windows only show about 3.5 GB of my 4 GB of RAM? 2009-08-21T10:38:18.020

86 svchost.exe high memory usage - wuauserv 2014-10-05T06:44:46.953

85 Are computers with more RAM potentially faster if not all memory is usually in use? 2014-07-23T02:50:30.520

84 Windows 10 high memory usage (unknown reason) 2015-08-02T06:16:36.143

82 Windows 10, 'System' process taking massive amounts of RAM 2015-08-07T04:17:19.997

80 How can a computer/OS tell what kind of RAM is in the machine? 2013-03-27T18:55:25.523

79 Can Intel Optane memory compensate for less RAM? 2019-01-01T17:11:10.667

76 Does every OS need RAM? 2014-08-31T08:12:08.780

75 How to find the RAM type in command prompt? 2013-06-11T13:59:11.270

75 Windows using too much RAM, how to diagnose resource hog 2013-11-12T01:10:06.200

71 How is virtual memory actually increasing the memory space? 2017-01-10T07:34:58.570

66 Why did adding memory significantly increase gaming performance on an AMD APU? 2014-07-29T19:35:59.687

66 How is graphics RAM different from system RAM? 2018-11-16T00:50:48.487

65 How can Windows dump the complete RAM in the hibernation file so fast? 2015-03-09T17:12:07.810

64 How do I find what's eating up all of my system's memory? (not SuperFetch) 2012-06-17T11:40:44.527

63 How do I interpret the statistics of a memtest run? 2011-08-21T19:17:34.840

63 Why not use SSD space as RAM? 2013-07-10T09:41:23.150

61 How to disable Mac OS X from using swap when there still is "Inactive" memory? 2011-07-31T04:23:38.760

60 Windows 8.1 Update 1 Disk Usage 100% 2014-05-27T06:31:52.317

59 Associate a tab in Google Chrome with its process in task manager 2013-02-27T02:12:30.420

58 How can I tell what RAM will fit my computer? 2009-08-06T12:15:22.440

57 Windows pagefile size with large RAM and SSD 2010-11-10T22:49:23.513

53 Installed RAM 20 GB (16 GB usable) 2014-09-14T02:07:59.367

53 Why does partially full RAM cause lag? 2017-08-28T09:56:50.023

52 I have been told to accept one error with Memtest86+ 2012-12-18T15:35:29.203

52 Can hibernating the computer damage the RAM? 2015-04-29T08:17:59.083

52 Why is the first BIOS instruction located at 0xFFFFFFF0 ("top" of RAM)? 2015-10-18T21:58:42.897

51 Is it faster to have four times 2 GB or two times 4 GB of RAM with a dual-channel mainboard? 2010-02-17T15:06:17.930

51 Doesn't metadata occupy any size? 2014-08-04T10:41:51.990

51 prevent system freeze/unresponsiveness due to swapping run away memory usage 2016-08-21T14:15:08.080

49 How to Determine which Firefox Add-ons are Using the Most Memory 2009-07-16T17:52:13.487

49 Share RAM over network 2018-02-22T10:59:46.020

48 How can I detect the amount of memory slots I have? 2011-09-02T22:09:20.520

47 How do I tell if my Memory is ECC or Non-ECC? 2015-03-24T21:15:08.843

45 What happens when more RAM is installed than the motherboard supports? 2009-08-26T17:55:47.967

45 Available memory differs by several GiB from what is installed 2015-01-18T13:50:20.643

43 Why does Windows 7 use the page file when there's free physical RAM? 2012-08-03T17:41:19.497

41 Do 64bit software/applications require more RAM than their 32bit counterparts? 2012-09-03T10:38:18.313

41 Is there a RAID 0 Equivalent for RAM? 2019-03-20T20:49:48.633

40 What is /dev/mem? 2009-11-16T21:16:02.090

40 How can I test my GPU memory/RAM? 2012-08-01T19:49:34.417

39 What happens if I use RAM of a faster speed than the CPU supports? 2014-05-14T18:05:08.203

39 What is the cause of a high CPU usage of 'system and compressed memory' in Windows 10? 2016-01-01T21:44:36.867

38 How does VirtualBox's memory usage work? 2009-11-06T18:43:20.307

38 Can Task Manager show the total memory usage for a group of processes? 2014-04-01T14:18:49.117

37 How can I enable PAE on Windows 7 (32-bit) to support more than 3.5 GB of RAM? 2009-10-07T14:11:37.867

37 Is there any benefit from installing Windows 7 64-bit when you have less than 4GB of RAM? 2010-08-31T20:53:28.240

37 Will my computer slow down if I install multiple operating systems? 2011-08-10T05:28:22.927

36 Any reason not to disable the Windows pagefile given enough physical RAM? 2009-08-26T23:33:38.613

36 How to find out which Firefox tab is using most CPU or memory? 2011-03-28T17:03:41.397

36 Is there any command like time, but for memory usage? 2012-09-28T18:44:44.613

36 Swap partition size on a 64 GB RAM computer for memory-intensive work 2014-07-07T11:59:50.100

35 What limits a motherboard from supporting more memory? 2011-07-08T22:33:26.180

35 Why is my computer really slow despite having a considerable amount of free memory? 2013-06-13T16:30:41.293

34 Why do Resource Monitor and Task Manager's total RAM usage not even remotely add up to the total Physical Memory usage? 2015-04-25T21:46:08.037

32 Is it safe to use RAM sticks with different frequencies? 2009-10-07T16:32:50.793

32 How much memory can a 64bit machine address at a time? 2010-07-25T06:20:50.553

32 What's using my swap (Ubuntu)? 2010-11-02T21:18:19.917

32 1.35 V RAM in a 1.5 V system - Will it fry or overclock? 2013-03-11T14:41:44.213

32 How is the memory inside card chips read without a power source? 2018-10-04T09:33:33.177

31 CPU-Z says my PC3-10600 1333MHz RAM is actually PC3-10700 667MHz. Do I have 1333 or 667 MHz RAM? 2012-02-03T07:29:42.443

31 How do I detect my computer's RAM configuration? 2012-04-15T20:48:40.070

31 Why/how is svchost.exe using 6.5GB of memory? 2013-04-16T21:24:57.243

30 What applications, if any, benefit tangibly from more than 4GB of RAM? 2009-08-07T01:21:45.070

30 16 GB of my 32 GB of memory is unusable, marked as "hardware reserved" 2016-01-29T17:46:25.657

29 Does installing larger RAM means consuming more energy? 2009-09-12T11:26:19.587

29 Can you have PC3L and PC3 RAM together? 2013-10-18T21:49:01.577

29 Why do some USB readers have issues to read large capacity SD cards? 2018-01-02T10:34:37.717

29 How does a computer differentiate '\0' (null character) from "unsigned int = 0"? 2018-10-01T10:15:21.780

28 Why does the memory usage in "top" not add up? 2011-05-13T04:47:55.120

28 Computer slow after installing 32GB RAM 2012-03-19T10:04:33.670

28 What am I looking for in RAM? 2012-08-08T20:18:52.347

28 Disable compressed memory in Mac OS 10.9 Mavericks? 2013-10-31T23:29:28.637

28 What is “YaraScanService” that shows up in macOS Mojave Beta (10.14) and macOS High Sierra (10.13.6)? 2018-07-09T21:19:22.250

27 Why is all my extra RAM marked as "hardware reserved" in Windows 7? 2009-10-16T14:08:17.347

27 How to get results from Memory Diagnostics Tool? 2010-07-03T07:54:03.840

27 How to tame Linux responsiveness, memory, and paging 2011-05-15T15:37:04.897

27 How can I shrink my 12GB pagefile.sys? 2014-01-13T16:10:36.227

26 Is there a command to find out the available memory in Windows? 2011-07-26T10:48:53.263

26 Why PCs need much more RAM than video game consoles to run the same games? 2012-09-13T11:26:57.033

26 Why half of my RAM of 8GB is missing? 2014-04-05T10:34:37.170

26 Can I use two types of DDR3 in the same motherboard? 2015-05-21T01:43:27.930

26 Why is my "Committed" memory so much higher than my actual RAM space? 2015-09-12T07:40:49.170

25 What command to issue to find if my RAM is either DDR2 or DDR3 2010-12-11T05:45:31.853

25 Running Windows with defective RAM 2012-05-03T11:49:44.327

25 Why is dwm.exe using so much memory? 2012-05-25T14:26:06.770

25 Commit charge is 100% full but physical memory is just 60% when using no page file 2012-10-02T23:53:22.003

25 Resuming Windows 7 from Hibernate after a RAM change? 2013-02-18T21:42:00.857