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Windows 7: Windows 7 Ram usage???

03 May 2009   #1
DaRonRon

Main OS: Windows 7 64 bit, Secondary: Vista 32 bit
 
 
Windows 7 Ram usage???

I was wondering what everybody else was getting in their ram usage for windows 7. Im getting 1.08 RAM in use with nothing running. This seems like a lot doesnt it? I think Vista 32 bit uses about the same for me. Its important to note that i have installed a few apps and all my hardware drivers too.

Im also running the 64 bit version if thats important.


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03 May 2009   #2
12eason

Windows 7077
 
 

So you're saying W7 x64 uses the same memory as Vista x86. Hmm.
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03 May 2009   #3
Romulinx2

Win7 Ultimate x64 on Desktop / Win7 Ultimate x86 on laptop / Win7 x86 Starter on Netbook
 
 

DaRonRon,

Win 7 uses less RAM then all previous versions of windows.
This is done mainly by not turning on system programs until they are needed.
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03 May 2009   #4
DaRonRon

Main OS: Windows 7 64 bit, Secondary: Vista 32 bit
 
 

so can someone tell me how much their pc is using? Preferably 64 bit users...
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03 May 2009   #5
johnwillyums

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

ok. I'm currently using 48% of 4 GB.
I'm playing some music through Winamp, browsing this forum, running core temp and EVGA precision plus Avast in the background.
So that's just under 2 GB.
Seems a lot and I think it's not much better that Vista 64 in this respect.

best wishes, John

ps I'm on W7 7100 x64
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03 May 2009   #6
YupYup

Win 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Romulinx2 View Post
DaRonRon,

Win 7 uses less RAM then all previous versions of windows.
This is done mainly by not turning on system programs until they are needed.
And the use of wddm 1.1 drivers when you have more than one window open etc.
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03 May 2009   #7
rbmorse

Ubuntu Lunix and Windows 7
 
 

On W7-64 with only Firefox and sysinfo running, sysinfo reports I'm committing 1.26GB the 8GB of physical RAM available.
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03 May 2009   #8
DaRonRon

Main OS: Windows 7 64 bit, Secondary: Vista 32 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by johnwillyums View Post
ok. I'm currently using 48% of 4 GB.
I'm playing some music through Winamp, browsing this forum, running core temp and EVGA precision plus Avast in the background.
So that's just under 2 GB.
Seems a lot and I think it's not much better that Vista 64 in this respect.

best wishes, John

ps I'm on W7 7100 x64
i thought i had it bad, i think thats too much usage mate. I have firefox open, live messenger, live mail, adobe reader(huge resource hog), avast antiviurs running. Its using about 1.25 of my 4 GB ram..
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03 May 2009   #9
johnwillyums

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

Ah. Do you think I should be worried about this?

I just looked in Task manager under performance and it tells me I'm using 1.92 GB running 66 processes.

Cheers, John
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03 May 2009   #10
DaRonRon

Main OS: Windows 7 64 bit, Secondary: Vista 32 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by johnwillyums View Post
Ah. Do you think I should be worried about this?

I just looked in Task manager under performance and it tells me I'm using 1.92 GB running 66 processes.

Cheers, John
how many processes do u have with no programs running? i'll tell u mine in a sec..
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