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post #11 of 19
Go to Windows 7 resource monitor (ctrl+alt+del --> start task manager--> click on resource monitor-->click the memory tab) or at command line "perfmon /res" and give us a screen caption...
Edited by BigTree - 9/27/13 at 3:16am
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here is the ss of resource monitor

post #13 of 19
Are you running Final Fantasy?
post #14 of 19
Ya, it's all being filled up in "standby", which is not active but still being held. I had this exact same issue, though I could not begin to tell you how I solved it...did a lot of things.

Edit: Found a discussion here. Seems to be some anger in it...but also maybe the solution your after.
Edited by Silvos00 - 9/27/13 at 4:03pm
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From what I remember, the standby memory will be given up to any program that asks for it, so there isn't any reason to try to disable it.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Silvos00 View Post

Ya, it's all being filled up in "standby", which is not active but still being held. I had this exact same issue, though I could not begin to tell you how I solved it...did a lot of things.

Edit: Found a discussion here. Seems to be some anger in it...but also maybe the solution your after.

That's just cache stuff... it's fine.

Unused RAM is wasted RAM. Ideally, RAM should always be nearly 100% full. The system has to power it anyways so might as well keep it filled.
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If for whatever the reason we want to clear the standby memory, it can be done from Sysinternals RAMmap => Empty Standby List.

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Is the ffxiv.exe proccess always running?
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Is the ffxiv.exe proccess always running?
ffxiv.exe is process for final fantasy 14 game.

update:
i am using 6gb of ram while i can only count total 2.5gb used

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