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Windows 7: High memory usage?


10 Feb 2009   #11

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Here's mine for comparison.

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10 Feb 2009   #12

Windows 7 Beta x64 Build 7000
 
 

here's mine...with superfetch disabled, prefetch folder emptied, all startup programs disabled...with the startup programs...it hangs around 2.05 GB

yeah i think something is wrong, but all my games/programs run fine..so i try not to pull my hairs about it.

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10 Feb 2009   #13

Windows 7 Beta
 
 

ok, i have an update. after flashing the BIOS on my A8N32-SLI Deluxe to the 1405 beta i still wasn't able to get the BIOS to report 4 GB as usable, so i enabled the memory remapping and it sees it now. my question now is, does leaving the memory remapping enabled have any detrimental effects on the system? I'd hate to have to turn it off, but i can't find any other way to get BIOS to recognize all 4 GB as being available for use (I paid for it dammit, i want to use it, after 2 years its high time too).


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10 Feb 2009   #14

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

I don't see where it says it will have any negative effects. Glad you got it sorted.
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10 Feb 2009   #15

Windows 7 x64
 
 

@dcommand3r I'm not sure as to why you would clear prefetch data, it's a good thing, really.

Anyways.. after a clean install of the 64-bit version of Windows 7, I booted up and clocked the memory usage at 700~800MB. Now that I've been using Windows 7 for a month or so, the needs have grown, and it boots up with 950MB of memory being used. I've never actually seen Windows 7 go beyond 2GB, considering my Vista install boots up to 1.2GB.

I'm not sure if this affects my memory, but I do have a 1GB ReadyBoost implementation in place, alongside my 8GB of memory.

I haven't disabled any core features of Windows 7, either :P
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10 Feb 2009   #16

Dual Boot Windows 7 Ultimate 7600 x86 and x64
 
 

Cant remember where I found this but its good for a laugh.

Decca


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10 Feb 2009   #17

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

What is that, like a 100 core processor? lol
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10 Feb 2009   #18

Dual Boot Windows 7 Ultimate 7600 x86 and x64
 
 

I think it was 256 (16X16)
I do know its real though I cant remember where I grabbed it from.
They were talking about mutiple installs etc.

Memory usage is getting pretty high there...lol

Decca
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10 Feb 2009   #19

Windows 7 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Airbot View Post
What is that, like a 100 core processor? lol
16 columns multiplied by 16 rows yields 256 processors.

They're not running Windows 7, as Windows 7 only supports up to 64 logical processors -- however, Windows Server 2008 does support up to 256 logical processors (which they're most likely running)
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10 Feb 2009   #20

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Yeah, I didn't count it, just guessed. Looks like I was pretty far off. lol
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