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There has to be a way to identify the program that is causing the leak. Have you tried with the process monitor,resource monitor and process explorer? Another way that you may be able to identify the process is forcing an OOM situation.

Disable pagefile and start a demanding game,then wait for the Windows OOM message and check the event viewer to see what programs caused the memory leak.
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This is going to be a long shot, but have you tried different network drivers?

I noticed that your board has the Killer Network E2400 NIC.

I had an issue on my MSI Z97 Gaming 7 with windows 10. It runs the E2200 NIC and I would get all sorts of weird bluescreens and memory issues. It turned out that MSI doesn't offer the latest driver for that NIC and the drivers that they did have had memory leak issues in Windows 10.

I ended up getting the latest drivers from here: http://www.killernetworking.com/product-support/driver-downloads and have not had an issue since.

Hopefully your problem is the same as mine and this fixes your issue.
    
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There is this little program - EmptyStandbyList.zip 47k .zip file .

Could you run it and let us know if it frees up memory?
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Originally Posted by GoLDii3 View Post

There has to be a way to identify the program that is causing the leak. Have you tried with the process monitor,resource monitor and process explorer? Another way that you may be able to identify the process is forcing an OOM situation.

Disable pagefile and start a demanding game,then wait for the Windows OOM message and check the event viewer to see what programs caused the memory leak.

I have disabled the page file to no avail. I have also tried tracking down the leak via the resource monitor and while it does pick up the total usage as high, it does not report specifically the software name that is using all the memory. Almost as if the program doesn't exist because it reports all the other programs usage fine. But if you were to add up all the memory being used by all the active processes it wouldn't equal out to the total being used currently.
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This is going to be a long shot, but have you tried different network drivers?

I noticed that your board has the Killer Network E2400 NIC.

I had an issue on my MSI Z97 Gaming 7 with windows 10. It runs the E2200 NIC and I would get all sorts of weird bluescreens and memory issues. It turned out that MSI doesn't offer the latest driver for that NIC and the drivers that they did have had memory leak issues in Windows 10.

I ended up getting the latest drivers from here: http://www.killernetworking.com/product-support/driver-downloads and have not had an issue since.

Hopefully your problem is the same as mine and this fixes your issue.

I updated the software, thanks, I will update once the computer has been on for another couple days to test for the leak again.
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There is this little program - EmptyStandbyList.zip 47k .zip file .

Could you run it and let us know if it frees up memory?

Ran it, unfortunately, no change.


My next thought is going to be to run a full memory test to see if maybe my RAM is failing in such a way that it appears as a memory leak.
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Hmm, I'm out of ideas for now.

You aren't running any virtualisation software (guest systems, RAM disks, other drives) or emulators, right?
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Originally Posted by Shaitan View Post

This is going to be a long shot, but have you tried different network drivers?

I noticed that your board has the Killer Network E2400 NIC.

I had an issue on my MSI Z97 Gaming 7 with windows 10. It runs the E2200 NIC and I would get all sorts of weird bluescreens and memory issues. It turned out that MSI doesn't offer the latest driver for that NIC and the drivers that they did have had memory leak issues in Windows 10.

I ended up getting the latest drivers from here: http://www.killernetworking.com/product-support/driver-downloads and have not had an issue since.

Hopefully your problem is the same as mine and this fixes your issue.

Just an update guys. I'm not 100% sure its gone but it definitely appears to be. I had to restart a few times this weekend so I couldn't run my computer straight to really push for the leak but in the day or so I had it on, it does not appear to be coming back so my guess was that it was the NIC driver that did it. Thanks for everything guys. Will post back once I have confirmation.
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