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Windows 7: High RAM Usage & Nothing Is Running

16 Apr 2015   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
High RAM Usage & Nothing Is Running

Recently, I noticed that my RAM usage is high. It jumps up to 35 & 40, while it used to be 15% or less. This affects my gameplay and I can't play any game smoothly. CS:GO for example was perfect, now I have a lot of FPS drops and FPS spikes.

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Ask for anything that may help you finding a solution for me.

Thanks in Advance!

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16 Apr 2015   #2

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16 Apr 2015   #3

Windows 7 Pro 64 bit

I don't see anything unusual in the memory usage. 25% usage on a system with 3328 MB seems very reasonable. Do not expect that the sum of memory usage by all processes will equal total usage. It was never intended that it would. The default columns do not account for all process usage and there are major users of memory that are not processes, not all of which are shown by Task Manager. And in this case not all processes are shown. You must select "Show processes from all users".

It does not seem likely that your problem is caused by memory.
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