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On a fresh boot, it will consume roughly 1.5GB of memory. After using it a while, it will gradually increase. Today, I left my computer folding and I came back several hours later, to be met with Windows taking 7.5GB of memory and several applications having crashed. So I closed pretty much every application that was running (to even fewer applications than at startup). It only cleared to roughly 6GB. I have also never seen Windows take more than 3.1GB of RAM. So is there a leak? I think this started happening when I pretty much upgraded all of my core components with the exception of my hard drives. I have set Windows to manage the size of it and it says it has set 4GB so why is it using 7.5GB? It made no difference whether I was using my SSD or normal HDD.
Edited by leekaiwei - 11/4/13 at 10:35am
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Intel Core i5 4430 MSI Z87-G41 PC Mate MSI GeForce GTX 660 Twin Frozr OC Corsair Value Select 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
Samsung 840 Western Digital Caviar Green Seagate Barracuda LiteOn IHAS124-14 24x SATA Internal DVD-RW / DV... 
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Windows 8.1 22" Samsung S22A200B Widescreen LED Monitor Iiyama PLX436S 17" Microsoft SIdewinder X4 
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450W Coolermaster GX 80 Plus EZCOOL Mesh Design Mid Tower Case Razr DeathAdder Razr Goliathus 
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i7 4700HQ MSI MS-16H2 Intel(R) HD Graphics 4600 Microsoft Windows 8.1 
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