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

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How to increase VirtualBox CentOS 6.5 disk size?

I have a VM that I initially set up with 4 GB memory and successfully increased it to 8 GB (by getting rid of lv_swap and running lvextend). However, I'm now trying to increase it to 10 GB and am ...
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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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CPU limitations on RAM upgrade

My system uses a Celeron 1.4GHz with 2GB RAM. I would like to upgrade my RAM for photo-imaging software requirements to either 4GB or 8GB. Will the program workload still be highly dependent on the ...
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Which RAM should I prefer (CL vs PC)? [closed]

I'm thinking to buy new RAM (for Lenovo 320 15AST, motherboard is LNVNB161216). I had 4GB, I need 8GB. My current RAM is m471a5143sb1 2133Mhz, CAS (CL) 17, PC19200. I was looking at two with such ...
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tried to upgrade RAM on my laptop for a test, then put my old ram in, it behaves irregularly [closed]

I have a HP Pavilion dv6-7090el I was testing two RAM modules, 8 GB each (2rx8 pc3l 12800s-11-13-f3), instead of the original ones, which were two 4 GB (2rx8 pc3 12800s-11-10-f2.1600) the first time I ...

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