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Windows 7: 39% RAM usage when Idling?

28 Jun 2010   #11
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

If you want to do better, you definitely need more RAM. I am running at 1.11GB right now and all I do is IE.


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28 Jun 2010   #12
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by rsp View Post
Well the problem is, when playing Quake Live, which is a browser based game, or watching a video stream, it slows down and laggs up for about 30 seconds - 1 minute. It's a fresh install of Win7 by the way.
2 gigs of ram is barely enough for surfing and email. especially if it is 64 bit.
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28 Jun 2010   #13
logicearth

Windows 10 Pro (x64)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by zigzag3143 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by rsp View Post
Well the problem is, when playing Quake Live, which is a browser based game, or watching a video stream, it slows down and laggs up for about 30 seconds - 1 minute. It's a fresh install of Win7 by the way.
2 gigs of ram is barely enough for surfing and email. especially if it is 64 bit.
What? 2 GB is more then enough (even overkill) for surfing the internet and checking your email. I've been using 2 GB for years now with Windows Vista and now 7 without a hitch.
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29 Jun 2010   #14
Krispy1

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

39% with 2gb is normal
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