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Windows 7: win 7 ram at 50% when idle

21 Dec 2010   #11
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Fuzzbutts View Post
My 4GB of RAM is generally used up to within 50-75MB of the 4092MB. Shows me I should get some more but also that Win7 64bit is pretty good at managing things on it's own. Maybe the Intel SSD helps a bit too.
Yeah, but I bet most is used for caching - not for running programs/data.


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22 Dec 2010   #12
DeaconFrost

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by whs View Post
Yeah, but I bet most is used for caching - not for running programs/data.
That cache will be released in the event the system needs more memory. For example, in that exmaple, if a game is started that needs 2 GB of memory, the cache will be cleared enough to handle that game.
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