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Windows 7: Slow Computer

28 Jan 2015   #11

Windows 7 - Home Edition - Build 7601x8086

Jeepers they added a lot to the list, thanks appreciate it.

Solution: Wasn't a memory usage issue, the extra memory was unneeded as the hard drive was being heavily taxed by chrome. The more tabs open the more read/writes to the session memory are performed. Either migrate to another browser, or as Jimbo mentioned you can upgrade to a better HDD or even an SSD something that can take the abuse. While knowing it will deplete lifespan.

Secondary work around as I am not touching the HDD not worth my time, installed "The great suspender and since I have been on here now for 3 hours unfortunately I can fortunately say it works incredibly well. Decreases memory usage, I/O activity. Tabs suspend automatically in 5 minutes, and if you click them reload pretty fast even with key entries if you made any so that's good. Has whitelist options to avoid closing important tabs.

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28 Jan 2015   #12

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10

yep agree with Jimbo an SSD would be the go and don't worry too much about what you hear about decreasing SSD life by over doing it I think you would need to thrash it with a bit stick to do that. My current laptop SSD has I think a very long warranty period - approx. ten years at an average 40GB rad write per day
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