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Performance Issue - Burnt out RAM?

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So I'm running Windows 7 (which requires 2GB) and I apparently have 3GB of RAM. Four days ago my RAM spiked up to 100%, and then my PC crashed, and ever since I've seen lower performance while running Windows 7. I'm usually using atleast 70% of RAM for a server, but I was wondering, could a RAM module have burnt out?

The performance issues include mouse movement lagging when a browser page is refreshed/loaded, audio lagging, type lagging (e.g. I type and the characters only appear a few seconds later) and massive loading times for websites (4 minutes at most, compared to the earlier 20 second maximum)

Any help is appreciated! smile.gif
Edited by Z13 - 6/9/11 at 7:59am
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Replace the RAM and see if you still suffer from low performance. You would always back up all inportant files and reformat. I would check task manager first to see if anything is hogging up the CPU usage and memory usage.
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+1 one on checking the task manager. Maybe after the crash there might be some files that got corrupted or so. Try doing the basic maintenance disk cleanup/defragment. Also try memtest and see if there are any errors with your ram if you can't find any replacement as of now
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