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Windows 7: Excessive RAM usage, Cannot find culprit, need it fixed ASAP

26 Aug 2014   #11
Tookeri

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Recommended virtual memory size is often misleading. Windows guru Mark Russinovich from Sysinternals(Microsoft) recommends this:

So how do you know how much commit charge your workloads require? You might have noticed in the screenshots that Windows tracks that number and Process Explorer shows it: Peak Commit Charge. To optimally size your paging file you should start all the applications you run at the same time, load typical data sets, and then note the commit charge peak (or look at this value after a period of time where you know maximum load was attained). Set the paging file minimum to be that value minus the amount of RAM in your system (if the value is negative, pick a minimum size to permit the kind of crash dump you are configured for). If you want to have some breathing room for potentially large commit demands, set the maximum to double that number.
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27 Aug 2014   #12
shadedgrey63

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

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