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Just setup my Win7 and peope said i schould disbale Page Files but I want to leep them at a custome size, what is the best say to set them too?
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Custom size, 1GB.

It really depends on how much RAM you have available.
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post #3 of 58
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Originally Posted by lukehoare View Post
Just setup my Win7 and peope said i schould disbale Page Files but I want to leep them at a custome size, what is the best say to set them too?
How much RAM do you have? System specs in your sig would help tremendously.
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I have 4Gb Ram but I have got 8Gb on order atm coming monday/tuesday.

So what schould I set the Inital size + Maximum size 1Gb on both of them.
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I'd probably set it to 2-4GB.

It's just a buffer so that if you run out of RAM, programs don't start crashing immediately. Windows uses it pre-emptively, so it hurts performance having it on - but some programs require it.
     
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post #6 of 58
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Originally Posted by lukehoare View Post
I have 4Gb Ram but I have got 8Gb on order atm coming monday/tuesday.

So what schould I set the Inital size + Maximum size 1Gb on both of them.
In that case.....you can disable it. Unless there is a specific reason you wish to keep it?
post #7 of 58
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If i set it to automatic atm and when my other RAm comes ill set it to 1Gb for Inital size + Maximum size, but where are the page files located to on the HDD?
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If i set it to automatic atm and when my other RAm comes ill set it to 1Gb for Inital size + Maximum size, but where are the page files located to on the HDD?
No pagefiles on the hdd. Pagefile only needed for operating system drives, not storage drives.
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Ok so what schould I set my pagefiles too then?
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Moving your TEMP files over to your HDD will help. Search google for instructions Frees up a couple GB on your SSD and reduces writes.
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