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Greetings gentleman! I've recently noticed that my computer has really high ram usage. It idles at 66% (out of 8GB). I thought it was malware, so I ran Malwarebytes; however, there were no viruses found on the computer. Any reasons as to of why this may be happening? (I did check Task Manager and there was nothing in there that showed why there is a high usage.)
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Windows caches content in RAM automatically to improve performance and frees it if necessary.

Don't worry about it.
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Haha, Thanks man! Turns out the bro had installed RAMDisk onto my computer, but all is well. Thanks again! thumb.gif
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Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOS
Western Digital Caviar Black 640GB  Seagate Barracuda 1TB Kingston V300 120 GB Windows 10 
MonitorMonitorKeyboardPower
QNIX QX2710 @ 96Hz ASUS VG248QE @ 144Hz CORSAIR K70 Cherry MX Red Corsair 750TX 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
HAF 922 GSKILL RIPJAWS Mouse 2 Monoprice large black and red mouse pads PreSonus Ceres 3.5BT + Polk PSW10 Sub 
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