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Windows 7: Ram Usage

07 Nov 2010   #11
Barman58

Windows 10 Pro x64 x3, Ubuntu
 
 

The memory usage here does not seem overly excessive it is a little higher than the norm but Win7 is leaving you 2GB for instant use plus if needed it will free any of the RAM cached for it's own use.

The amount of RAM used will vary dependent on how your system is configured but as long as you are not suffering slowdowns or other issues this should not be classed as an issue.

Win7 uses a completely different model for memory usage to all previous windows versions, and of course unused memory is wasted memory. The system will use free memory to pre load modules that it calculates are likely to be used in the near future as this will improve system response over loading the same modules from disk.


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