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RAM (random access memory), either RAM hardware or software and operating system use of RAM.

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Is there anything that needs to be wiped / reformatted on RAM before selling it?

I've got a bunch of RAM modules from upgrading several machines, I'm aware with HDDs / SSDs etc in that they should be securely wiped or destroyed, but what is the best practice with RAM? Can it be ...
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Is there a difference between 2x8 and 1x16?

I am considering two laptops that look pretty much the same except one difference: laptop A has two memory chips of 8GB each, while laptop B has one memory chip of 16G. Laptop B is considerably more ...
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How to minimize resource use with android emulators

I need to run 8-10instances of 1 android app with different accounts simultaneously. Im currently using Memu emulator with multi instances. I can run 5instances with 850mb ram allocated to each ...
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Is this laptop is good for android development MSI GL Core i7 8th Gen - GL63 8RC-063IN [on hold]

Is this laptop is good for android development ? MSI GL Core i7 8th Gen - (8 GB/1 TB HDD/Windows 10 Home/4 GB Graphics) GL63 8RC-063IN Gaming Laptop NVIDIA Geforce GTX 1050 for Desktop Level ...
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Brand new RAM sticks don't work together

I have two new 8 GB RAM sticks that arrived today. When I tried them out both at the same time, the PC doesn't boot. It instead releases a horrible cacophony of beeps. After looking up I identified it ...
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Hyper-V: Why does allocating RAM also allocate disk space?

System: Windows 10 Pro, Hyper-V I have been trying to diagnose why my VM has been catastrophically running out of disk space in the middle of RAM-intensive computations. In Hyper-V's "Settings for [...
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How to identify PID or user of large mapped file in Windows - task manager / Resource Monitor are insufficient

In Windows, in this particular case Windows Server 2012, normally if something is using a lot of RAM you can use the Task Manager or Resource Monitor to find the PID / user and kill it or ask them to ...
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Bad RAM Address causing BSOD [FIX] [duplicate]

First of all. I am just an Computer Science Student, entering second year, so if are any mistakes, please correct them. If you have any Bad RAM addresses, and not physical damage, I recommend you ...
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When did Intel start supporting “high density RAM / memory” & will the Core i7-3770 support it? [duplicate]

I have multiple HP Compaq Elite 8300 CMT (with Core i7-3770 processors) workstations that accept DDR3-1600 (PC3-12800) memory. I was about to order some memory of this specification: "(4x8GB) DDR3-...
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Block defective RAM sectors [duplicate]

How do I find defective RAM sectors and where? I have tried memtest, but where it does describe the sectors (if). And how to solve them exactly. First, i have tried this : https://thecomputerperson....
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Bad sectors in RAM, fixed or not?

So I have blocked some bad memory range from RAM memory. My Question is the next one, I have done it right? Here you have the info: C:\Windows\system32>bcdedit /set badmemorylist 0xFC 0xFD 0xFE ...
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2.5 GB usable RAM out of 4GB both in Linux and Windows [duplicate]

I have a Lenovo laptop that came with a 4 GB ram installed in one of its two slots. It supports upto 8 GB distributed in the two slots. It worked fine. But one day I noticed that my laptop is getting ...
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RAM is underclocked?

I wanted to upgrade my RAM so I checked it's specifications from Piriform's Speccy and it shows an ambiguity (sort of)? I've attached an image describing the problem. What should I be looking for ...
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Is it possible to use NVDIMM to store data while using normal RAM for the OS?

Can you split your RAM if you have 4GB of normal RAM and 4GB of NVDIMM? That way you can have the Linux use the normal ram and store data on the NVDIMM?
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Are there relation between CPU's Ghz and RAM's Mhz? [duplicate]

Could I predict what frequency of RAM should be knowing frequency of CPU ?

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