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Idle Ram usage in Windows 7?


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#1 sjvirchow

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Posted 03 June 2010 - 08:12 AM

Are these number's normal? Maybe I'm just not used to this from XP using about 200MB of RAM. I have 2GB DDR2 RAM and my GPU has 256MB. I can see the :huh: now. lol.


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Posted 03 June 2010 - 09:17 AM

Hi

To me they seem right you might want to get more ram what bit are you running 32 or 64?
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Posted 03 June 2010 - 10:27 AM

32 bit. I just put this system together yesturday. I have a pretty tight budget and things are running nice and smoothly so I think I'll wait on the RAM. Thanks!! :huh:
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Posted 03 June 2010 - 01:46 PM

Yes That is normal windows 7 Ram Idle usage (currently I have 38%) with Windows 7

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Posted 03 June 2010 - 05:16 PM

Awesome. Thank you.
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Posted 03 June 2010 - 11:01 PM

You're perfectly fine.
Vista and 7 handle RAM in very different way, than previous Windows versions.
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Posted 05 June 2010 - 08:43 PM

A good read from Broni . On line I'm using 27 % of 4 gigs of Kingston 533, you are in the ball park. It all depends on the clock speed of your ram and a lot more. Nothing to worry about IMHO.




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