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Windows 7: RAM

16 May 2010   #1
Anpippin

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit
 
 
RAM

Why won't my RAM usage go below %80 anymore? It used to go under %50 but now it won't. I have 2GB of Corsair Gaming 800 MHz RAM. I have tried changing my theme to Windows Classic and using a program called CleanMem but nothing makes it go lower.


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16 May 2010   #2
electrotune1200

Windows 8 Pro
 
 

Is this 80% figure based on the task manager graph?

How many items are set to load at start up?

80% seems a bit too high.
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16 May 2010   #3
Anpippin

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by electrotune1200 View Post
Is this 80% figure based on the task manager graph?

How many items are set to load at start up?

80% seems a bit too high.
In msconfig under startup 8 items are checked, and the 80% is coming from the cpu monitor gadget.
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16 May 2010   #4
Lomai

Win7 HP (x64)/Win7 Ultimate (x64)
 
 

Hi Anpippin

Electro is probably right on the items loading - do you have a lot of software loading during start-up?
You could try msconfig to delete some of the startup entries - those that are not essential.

Hope this helps

Regards
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16 May 2010   #5
Lomai

Win7 HP (x64)/Win7 Ultimate (x64)
 
 

Sorry, just read your second post.
Could you try having a look at your usage under the task manager?
Start Task Manager-->Performance Tab

Regards
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16 May 2010   #6
electrotune1200

Windows 8 Pro
 
 

Can you post a screenshot of your MSCONFIG start up list?
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16 May 2010   #7
Anpippin

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Lomai View Post
Sorry, just read your second post.
Could you try having a look at your usage under the task manager?
Start Task Manager-->Performance Tab

Regards
My CPU Usage stays under 15%, and my memory is 980-995MB
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16 May 2010   #8
electrotune1200

Windows 8 Pro
 
 

The 980mb range seems about right.

I'm sure a few of your start up items can be disabled as well.
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16 May 2010   #9
Lomai

Win7 HP (x64)/Win7 Ultimate (x64)
 
 

Based on what you stated, that equates to about 50% of your total ram.
Perhaps you have a faulty gadget?

Regards
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16 May 2010   #10
kucing13

 

a screenshot might help us here
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