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How can i dedicate more RAM to an application on Windows 8?

So some applications and games have been running pretty slow lately when my pc should be able to easily handle them, most recently and annoyingly Saints Row: The Third. So i was thinking, since i have integrated graphics, AMD a10 6800k gpu, i should give more of my pc's RAM to it, one stick of 8gb G. Skill Ripjaws X 1866mhz, to have it less laggy. Thing is, how do i do it? For example, how can i make my pc dedicate more RAM to and prioritize Saints Row 3 when playing it so it'll run better and less laggy? Any help is greatly appreciated. Thanks!

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NZXT Source 210 case
AMD A10 6800k apu
MSI FM2-A75MA-E35 motherboard
8gb G. Skills Ripjaws X 1866mhz RAM
1TB 7200rpm HDD
LG 24x optical drive
Corsair CX430M psu
Windows 8 64-bit OS
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    Games will take the RAM they need. Your performance problem comes from the fact that you only have 1 stick of RAM. You should buy 1 more identical stick. Having your RAM set in dual channel will help the APU access the RAM faster.
  2. PsyKhiqZero said:
    Games will take the RAM they need. Your performance problem comes from the fact that you only have 1 stick of RAM. You should buy 1 more identical stick. Having your RAM set in dual channel will help the APU access the RAM faster.


    thanks, that would have been good to know before i bought the parts and built my pc lol. i didnt know what the diff was between the one stick and two sticks. 16gb of ram here i come then.
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