Stack Exchange Network

Stack Exchange network consists of 174 Q&A communities including Stack Overflow, the largest, most trusted online community for developers to learn, share their knowledge, and build their careers.

Visit Stack Exchange

The maximum amount of physical memory (RAM) that can be installed on a computer, which may be imposed by hardware or the operating system.

0
votes
0answers
45 views

unexpected allocation request that exceeds 2GB error

I have a system with 32GB ram and 200GB of swap partition with Debian Linux (Jessie) and working with ABAQUS software to simulate complex phenomena. I've tested many test cases and they run without ...
0
votes
1answer
38 views

ASRock H55M-GE: How far can I upgrade my RAM?

I have a ASRock H55M-GE that supports DDR3 1600/1333/1066 and I'd like to upgrade to 16GB. I was looking at the manual that states "Max. capacity of system memory: 16GB" (p. 6) but I can't tell if ...
1
vote
1answer
150 views

Laptop ram compatibility

My old laptop has two 2GB chips that I'd like to upgrade. Each chip says 2GB 1Rx8 PC3 - 10600S - 9 - 11 - B2 HMT325S6CFR8C - H9 NO AA 1148 Not sure what any of that really means. Is this chip ...
1
vote
0answers
117 views

Can a laptop with a Core I5-7200U be limited to 16GB RAM max? [duplicate]

I recently bought a new laptop, a HP ProBook 430 G4 with an Intel I5-7200U CPU and 8GB RAM. The laptop has two RAM slots and was delivered with a single 8GB 2133 MHz / PC4-17000 SO-DIMM. I've upgraded ...
-2
votes
2answers
1k views

How do I limit RAM consumption of a particular executable?

Microsoft Edge eats up RAM like crazy and I want to scale it back a bit. I don't care if it makes browsing on it laggyer, I just want to have my RAM distributed evenly to my open programs. The ...
1
vote
1answer
50 views

In Windows 7, can the amount of RAM available for all tasks be temporarily limitted?

My less-powerful computer has 6GB of RAM. I am writing software that performs a RAM-intensive task on some large data sets. I would like to establish that it will run on a computer with 3GB of RAM, ...
0
votes
1answer
50 views

Moving things to ram [closed]

My laptop has not been feeling well recently. When I checked​ the reasons, I found out Firefox had been performing read and write operations on the HDD at the limit of it's capabilities. After some ...
5
votes
2answers
2k views

Why do 32-bit processes have a 2 GB RAM limit?

I'm curious why there is a 2 GB limit for a 32-bit process on a 32-bit OS. According to the blog post Chat Question: Memory Limits for 32-bit and 64-bit processes, the limit can be extended to 3 ...
0
votes
2answers
644 views

Memory reserved for hardware

Can somebody explain why some amount of memory always reserved for hardware? How is this related to memory addressing?
-1
votes
1answer
287 views

Windows 7: Set Physical Memory Limit [closed]

Where can we set the maximum physical memory an Application/Process can use. I am not trying set a cap on Maximum memory, rather the amount allowed on physical memory before switching to virtual ...
2
votes
0answers
256 views

Is it possible to limit the memory a process uses from command line?

Is it possible to limit the amount of memory a process consumes from the command line and eventually automatically kill the process if it tries to overpass this limit? Something like MaxRam -4GB ./...
1
vote
0answers
38 views

Install yesod with stack on a 512 MB-memory server

I'm trying to install yesod in a server running Ubuntu 14.04 with stack, running: stack install yesod-bin cabal-install --install-ghc The problem is, the system runs out of memory and installation ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

Windows 10 Professional 64-bit limited to 32 GB of RAM?

I have a system running Windows 10 Professional and in the system I have installed 4 identical sticks of 16GB RAM, making a total of 64GB. Yet my system only reads a total of 32GB when checking ...
1
vote
1answer
474 views

dmidecode - which section exactly report maximum amount of supported RAM

Manufacturer of my motherboard reports a maximum of 4GB (2GB on each slot, it has two memory slot). By reading dmidecode output I read: Memory Controller Information Error Detecting Method: 8-...
1
vote
0answers
474 views

Windows 10 machine with 64GB of RAM but only 32GB is ever used [closed]

My computer has 64GB of ram and it shows 64GB in task manager. However when running a lot of programs the maximum memory usage it will get to is exactly 32GB or 50%. Any ideas what's capping the ...

15 30 50 per page