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Old 07-05-2007, 03:55 AM   #1
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Default My ram usage: 50%

I downloaded everest to check out how my system is running, and it turns out that I'm only using 478 MB out of 1022MB of my physical memory. I have no idea why my computer isn't using it all. Any suggestions?
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Old 07-05-2007, 04:22 AM   #2
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Because it only uses what it needs. The more applications you have open the more ram you'll use. Its better to have free memory than to have no free memory.
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Old 07-05-2007, 05:05 AM   #3
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the less ram being used the better. if your computer needs to use it, it will. the OS knows whats best
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Old 07-05-2007, 05:16 AM   #4
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ohhhh I get it. I thought I meant half of my ram wasn't able to be used. Thanks.
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Old 07-05-2007, 05:17 AM   #5
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Open up new windows of your favorite web browser until your hard drive starts doing something, then see what it's at
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Old 07-05-2007, 10:59 AM   #6
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Default Re: My ram usage: 50%

The less the better.

I'm running 325mb which is about 10% of the top of my head for me .. I have 3 gigs of ram though...
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Yeah thats good I have about 40 % out of 1gb... The less % the better because it means available/in use not able to use lol.
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