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post #11 of 20
You have RAM to use it.

If you goto the process tab in task manager and click show processes from all users you'll see Windows system processes are using RAM, they preload OS components to make your Windows run snappy.

If you see your RAM being maxed out during your usage then you probably need more of it, you aren't maxed out so far.

Start > Search: services.msc
To disable services you don't need, it may save you some RAM but shouldn't matter much either way.
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Updated my previous post.
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Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Infinite Jest;14562288 
Updated my previous post.

Oh, I guess there is osmething wrong with my RAM or no idea what would it be.. i cleaned my pc from everything uneeded, still ~40% all the time
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by SethCohen;14562363 
Oh, I guess there is osmething wrong with my RAM or no idea what would it be.. i cleaned my pc from everything uneeded, still ~40% all the time

I doubt it. If you would, show us a complete list of your processes, by choosing the show processes from all users options and then sorting by memory usage.
post #15 of 20
Remember that Win7 caches some files into the ram for fast access. It usually takes up around 2GB of cache for me (I have 4GB), but if any program needs any of that memory, Win7 yields it to the program. As for the slowdown I really don't know, or maybe you're too paranoid tongue.gif

You can run a memory test from Safe Mode.
     
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Yesterday, I received a blue screen twice.
I don't remember exactly what it said but it was some kind of "memory dump message".
What could it be? it is fine now..
here is a pic of all processes:

http://i51.tinypic.com/9pp8nr.jpg
http://i56.tinypic.com/96w5yx.jpg
http://i55.tinypic.com/wbbbbn.jpg
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by SethCohen;14567659 
Yesterday, I received a blue screen twice.
I don't remember exactly what it said but it was some kind of "memory dump message".
What could it be? it is fine now..
here is a pic of all processes:

http://i51.tinypic.com/9pp8nr.jpg
http://i56.tinypic.com/96w5yx.jpg
http://i55.tinypic.com/wbbbbn.jpg

That can happen when your RAM is not accepting an overclock.

Get rid of the AVG, it is a resource hog, and not a good AV to use anymore.

Stop some of the programs from running in the background, that are not needed to be always running.
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Need to see the performance tab.

Also running something like Process Explorer could give more information.
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post #19 of 20
At 4GB you could just use 32-bit Windows and save yourself some RAM usage. Kinda drastic to reload Windows but it would make a big difference. I'd recommend keeping 64-bit and just grabbing another 4GB's of RAM, its super cheap right now....
post #20 of 20
Quote:
Originally Posted by Blameless;14568101 
Need to see the performance tab.

Also running something like Process Explorer could give more information.

My mistake, I see your performance tab.

It shows a large chunk of your memory being cached by windows itself, and a pretty substantial amount of CPU usage.

The first usually doesn't mean anything, but combined with CPU usage makes me think you have a driver issue somewhere.

I would run process explorer and see what your DPCs are doing.

It could also be something using lots of disk I/O in the background. Close any P2P programs or downloaders and see if things change.
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