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UH DISABLE AERO IF U WANT TO. that should free up alot of ram
    
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Not really. Vista saves memory for other programs... 70% is normal.
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I dont think you understand. Its not bad for Vista using 70% of your ram. Franken PC elaborated on it a bit, but what superfetch is is a caching program. It figures out your computer habits, and what programs you use most often and caches them into ram. But when a program such as a game needs more than the 300mb of free ram, superfetch adjusts to the request and cuts down to give the program whatever ram it needs.

Play a game noting your ram usage before you launch it, then take a look when you exit the game.. With my computer it is around 60% when i launch and is around 20~30% after i exit BF2..

Vista is much better at managing ram then XP is; with XP if its not free it will never be, with vista if its not free it can be with a click of the mouse..

Hope that straightens things out for you.

Oh and heres some ram you might consider.
Heres a 2GB geil kit if you want to go for 3GB for $90
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820144047
Or heres a 1GB kit to go with your existing kit
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820144049

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Memory usage also goes down over time. As Vista learns your habits, it seems to use less RAM for SuperFetch. However, using idle RAM is a GOOD thing. When you actually need it, Vista will give it up again. Why buy RAM if you only plan to use it for 20% of the time?
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omg don't disable superfetch that's only gimping yourself!
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