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Update : It's been a few days since I've installed my Identical 4gb RAM stick which now runs on Dual Channel.
I seem to notice some changes in fps (increasing on some instances) compared to before but the split-second lag when switching program is still there. I guess I'll have to go the CPU upgrade path next time. I'll update you guys once funds are ready and CPU upgrade is going.
Thanks.

xd_1771 made a good point about the video settings. However, if these are set to the native video settings, I have another idea about what could possible be the problem. Is Chrome the browser used and does it have many extensions installed and tabs open? I use Chrome and find that it will consume as much memory as is made available to it. It is not unusual for it to use 2GB of RAM with fewer than 10 tabs open. On my main rig, I sometimes have as many as 30 tabs and I have seen it use as much as 7GB(!) RAM.

One way to see what is bottlenecking your system is to open Resource Monitor (native Windows app) and let it run in the background. When you alt-tab out of the game and see the lag, quickly switch over to Resource Monitor and see what is being highly utilized.
     
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Fullscreen versus Windowed without borders?

Has anyone mentioned this? 4gb RAM is kind of hard to fully use up.
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4GB RAM is ridiculously easy to fill up in this day and age.
/Using 3.82GB right now, but to be fair I am testing someone elses RAM in my rig for stability.
    
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