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Windows 7: page file only on system drive. is it okay?

29 Apr 2009   #11
bloke

Windows 7 7600 x64 (16385) Ultimate,Windows Vista x64 Ultimate
 
 

hey i am getting this issue with 7100 fresh install, the pagefile is set up exactly how i had it on 7057 but i get this error whenever booted into 7.

my laptop has 7057 and that has the same error as well? no sure what is causing it as i said it is the same setup i had in 7057 without problems.

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29 Apr 2009   #12
bilbat

Xp64&32;VistaUlt64&32
 
 

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29 Apr 2009   #13
weh

Win.7.Ult.x64
 
 

Some guidelines for your pagefile:

See: Page file question.
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02 May 2009   #14
marttie

Windows 7 x64 7100
 
 

I made a 3.4 gig partition in my second Phys. hdd only for the page file (2048-2048) , 4096 Phys. noticed slight imrovement like ~250MB..

Should i shrink it below 3gb or leave it as it is ?
thanks in advance
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02 May 2009   #15
bloke

Windows 7 7600 x64 (16385) Ultimate,Windows Vista x64 Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by marttie View Post
I made a 3.4 gig partition in my second Phys. hdd only for the page file (2048-2048) , 4096 Phys. noticed slight imrovement like ~250MB..

Should i shrink it below 3gb or leave it as it is ?
thanks in advance
some people think the rule of thumb is 1.5 time your physical ram size.
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03 May 2009   #16
marttie

Windows 7 x64 7100
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by bloke View Post
some people think the rule of thumb is 1.5 time your physical ram size.
Thanks mon it went even better dividing it to 1.5
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03 May 2009   #17
DJG

 

Never mind this comment, already covered :-).
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03 May 2009   #18
swarfega

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

You dont devide it you multiply it: ram * 1.5 = result
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04 May 2009   #19
bloke

Windows 7 7600 x64 (16385) Ultimate,Windows Vista x64 Ultimate
 
 

yeh what he said.

so am i right in saying i have 4gb ram using that theory i would use a p/f of 6gb?
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04 May 2009   #20
weh

Win.7.Ult.x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by bloke View Post
yeh what he said.

so am i right in saying i have 4gb ram using that theory i would use a p/f of 6gb?
Yes, that's the 'safe' choice that covers most situations fairly well.

There are a number of ways to fine tune your page file setting, but they require a little understanding of how windows and your applications work and how you use your machine. If you want to delve further, see the link in my post earlier in this thread to another thread on page files.
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