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Originally Posted by CynicalUnicorn View Post

I've got 16GB, might as well use 'em. thumb.gif

I must question why 3.5GB was the cutoff INB4 HILARIOUS AND ORIGINAL 970 JOKE XDand not 4GB+1 byte. Then again, I think Windows has actually gotten lighter since Vista in terms of resource usage, so it shouldn't be a problem.

I love how you inserted a preemptive rebuttal to the 970 joke in this post. Well played.
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Windows 10 has been nothing but rock solid for me. After a recent fresh install and 16GB of ram now...bring it!
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Originally Posted by tompsonn View Post

This means that the memory usage really won't increase that much, if at all.

Which is why this is a practical change. Keeping separate processes was only an issue when workstations were averaging 64-128MiB of RAM.
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Originally Posted by TheBloodEagle View Post

Unused RAM is wasted RAM anyway.

Doesn't imply all uses of memory are good ones. Some of the things Windows likes to spend memory on are worse than leaving the memory underutilized.

Far too much caching is done by Windows and some of it's included apps in general.
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Which is why this is a practical change. Keeping separate processes was only an issue when workstations were averaging 64-128MiB of RAM.
Doesn't imply all uses of memory are good ones. Some of the things Windows likes to spend memory on are worse than leaving the memory underutilized.

Far too much caching is done by Windows and some of it's included apps in general.
Correct me if im wrong but if i remember correctly if some app needs more memory the OS will discard some of this cache to make enough free memory for that app... rolleyes.gif
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Far too much caching is done by Windows and some of it's included apps in general.
Soo much this, my desktop caches soo much compared to my laptop with 4gb and both of them don't have any of the windows store/metro apps. I want my ram back mad.gif
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post #76 of 94
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Originally Posted by CynicalUnicorn View Post

I've got 16GB, might as well use 'em. thumb.gif

I must question why 3.5GB was the cutoff INB4 HILARIOUS AND ORIGINAL 970 JOKE XDand not 4GB+1 byte. Then again, I think Windows has actually gotten lighter since Vista in terms of resource usage, so it shouldn't be a problem.

Nvidia tipped them off and told them 3.5GB is ok biggrin.gif
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Originally Posted by tompsonn View Post

This means that the memory usage really won't increase that much, if at all.

Which is why this is a practical change. Keeping separate processes was only an issue when workstations were averaging 64-128MiB of RAM.
Quote:
Originally Posted by TheBloodEagle View Post

Unused RAM is wasted RAM anyway.

Doesn't imply all uses of memory are good ones. Some of the things Windows likes to spend memory on are worse than leaving the memory underutilized.

Far too much caching is done by Windows and some of it's included apps in general.

You're going to have a bad bad day when we get into non-volatile RAM solutions...

But for today, Windows will give up that Cache instantly as soon as anything else wants it. There is no such thing as wasteful usage with RAM, only harmful, and it is not harmful. If Windows wants to cache itself entirely in my 64GB along with a few programs, go for it, the less it needs to talk to slower storage the better.

So why do you say Windows caching is bad, aside from you not liking it? How it it harmful to your system or performance?
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Hurrah !

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I remember doing a lot of "svchost high CPU" google searching during my Win 7 days, so to see it go officially is great news! My only question is will we see a noticeable difference, or is this more of a QOL thing? Not 100% well versed, so any knowledge is appreciated.

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Finally glad svhost is disappearing. Will make it so malware/viruses can stop hiding so 'easily' as that process. Transparency is the nice thing here.
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