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Should I change my pagefile?

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Just wondering if this'd help performance at all. I have 4gb of ddr3 ram. The page file is set to be System Managed on my C:\ and D:\ drives. Does this option need altering at all?
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if you can live without the HDD space I'd leave it as 'system managed'. I have 2 SSD's in RAID 0 and 16GB RAM so I have turned mine off completely.
Edited by K62-RIG - 1/15/12 at 7:50pm
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I definitely have space to spare, I was just wondering if turning it off would impact in a performance boost of some sort. Because my ram usage is sometimes at 40% of my 4gb when not much at all is open, contrary to my laptop running the same processes and having ~28% usage.
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You can try it and always revert back no problem. Personally I wouldn't disable it with only 4GB of RAM- just let it system managed.
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