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Poll Results: Do you still use the pagefile?

 
  • 75% (81)
    Yes
  • 25% (27)
    No
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post #1 of 55
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After I jumped on the Sandy Bridge ship and got 16GB of ram I turned off the pagefile. So far so good. What about you guys? If you don't use Pagefile please state how much RAM you have.

16GB for me.
post #2 of 55
I still use it and I did when I had 8GB of RAM but its set at 512MB, some programs will go crazy without it
post #3 of 55
How do you know if you are using pagefile?

EDIT: Nvm looked it. up. Mine is set to auto manage with the 4 gigs that I have.
Edited by bucdan - 1/17/11 at 5:01pm
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post #4 of 55
Tried with and without with 4GB in Vista and XP, didn't notice a performance boost from turning it off, so I keep it on. It's not like I'm in danger of running out of HDD space.
 
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post #5 of 55
I still use 512 as my standard size. Some programs look for the page file and MS suggested to leave it on.
    
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post #6 of 55
Quote:
Originally Posted by bucdan View Post
How do you know if you are using pagefile?
Control panel>performance info and tools>adjust visual effects>advanced tab>virtual memory
    
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post #7 of 55
16g.
Still using pagefile.

I found that I had some odd problems showing up in the Performance Info in control panel.

Once I put page file back, I didn't have any problems anymore.
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post #8 of 55
I still use it.
It's not I who choose if it's allowed on or not.
It's the applications that runs with it that are in charge of that.
Bitemarks and bloodstains is right, some applications NEED this virtual memory to work.
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post #9 of 55
I do have it on, but it's not really used unless I BSOD while OC'ing. I have 300MB for that, but otherwise, I wouldn't consider myself one that actually puts it to any regular use.
 
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