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Windows 7: How do I set my ram to use permanently?

02 May 2013   #11
stuckstuck

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Despite almost all new(er) motherboards support more than 8 GB, it is possible that the manufacturer put a bios limit on it which will override what the memory controller/chipset supports (lower only, not higher).
I don't think it's anything to do with the BIOS, even though I've already checked for the sake of finding an answer to my issue and my computer is custom built. Like I said this problem only came up recently, before I didn't have a problem.
But to answer your question my motherboard is capable of handling up to 32gb.


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02 May 2013   #12
Dude

Windows 10 Pro X64
 
 

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02 May 2013   #13
stuckstuck

Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

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Done.
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02 May 2013   #14
Dude

Windows 10 Pro X64
 
 

can you post a screenshot of your resource monitor memory tab
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02 May 2013   #15
stuckstuck

Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

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can you post a screenshot of your resource monitor memory tab
Ohh and how can I get my ram to be available rather than cached? That's annoying.


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02 May 2013   #16
x BlueRobot

 

The Cached memory is for performance, programs and processes which are used often, can cached so the performance of that program is increased.

In my opinion, your memory allocation seems to be completely normal.
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02 May 2013   #17
Kari

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

 

Please leave it as it is, your memory usage is completely normal. Cached = Modified + Standby. You need cache, without it your computer would be useless.

You have absolutely no issue, no reason to be annoyed. You should mark this thread solved and forget the whole thing.

Kari
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02 May 2013   #18
x BlueRobot

 

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Please leave it as it is, your memory usage is completely normal. Cached = Modified + Standby. You need cache, without it your computer would be useless.

You have absolutely no issue, no reason to be annoyed. You should mark this thread solved and forget the whole thing.

Kari
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02 May 2013   #19
Dude

Windows 10 Pro X64
 
 

thanks Kari and xBluerobot, stuckstuck read this on superfetch

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There are a lot of myths going around about SuperFetch, the most predominant probably having to do with how Task Manager reports memory statistics. If you open Task Manager (in Windows 7), it'll tell you Total, Cached, Available, and Free. The problems arise from the "Cached" figure, since this figure is generally substantially higher than the "Free" figure.

When people look at the Task Manager, and they see the figure for "Cached" compared to the number of "Free", people assume that only very little of their memory is available for the applications they are about to launch. What they forget is that the Cache filled by SuperFetch and the standard caching mechanism runs on a lower priority; in other words, memory requests by applications will always supersede SuperFetch.

In other words, whatever you see in the "Cached" figure is actually accessible to applications
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02 May 2013   #20
x BlueRobot

 

I was trying to find that exact link
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