Solved Paging file with 12gb ram Tags: Configuration RAM Windows 7 Last response: December 23, 2009 1:43 AM in Windows 7 Share nebun December 16, 2009 9:25:12 AM Hello everyone!!! I am trying to decide if it's a good idea to disables my paging file or make it smaller. I have 12GB ram, I know that it's an overkill but the more the better and I am running Win7 Home Premium. More about : paging file 12gb ram evongugg December 16, 2009 10:37:01 AM With that much memory you don't need a paging file. Try without it. m 0 l Best solution The_Prophecy a c 215 $ Windows 7 December 16, 2009 12:15:09 PM A small number of applications still require a paging file to operate properly. You can get away with setting your paging file small though (256 - 512MB should be fine). Share Related resources SSD PAGING FILE With 16GB RAM - Forum 12GB Page File, 9GB Hibernate on SSD - Forum SSD Paging file vs. new ram - Forum Help with paging file and RAm for university question, MAny thanks!!! - Forum Is it safe to disable paging file with 4GB RAM in XP 32Bit - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Kewlx25 December 16, 2009 4:51:06 PM I'd go with The_Prophecy m 0 l thephilly December 16, 2009 6:59:35 PM In addition minidump files can be helpful if problems occur, keep the pagefile just make it small. m 0 l nebun December 23, 2009 1:43:09 AM The_Prophecy said:A small number of applications still require a paging file to operate properly. You can get away with setting your paging file small though (256 - 512MB should be fine). i kind of figured that one out, just could not make up my mind. thank you very much for your time. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Get rid of paging file with 512MB RAM? Forum SolvedUpgrade ram 8gb or ram 12gb Forum SolvedIs 12gb ram worth it!! Forum Solved8GB DDR3 ram vs 12GB Forum SolvedShall I put 4G 1333 on top of 8Gb 2133 for total 12Gb ram? Forum Solvedpage file/virtual memory size for 32GB ram system on SSD Forum I have core i3 2 gb ram win 8 64 bit. How much page file do I need? Forum SolvedRAM and Page File Forum SolvedPage file vs. RAM Forum Is it worth getting a 32gb SSD for page file + files that would benefit from a ram disk? Forum SolvedWindows keeps creating a temporary paging file Forum Solved12gb ram with no dedicated GPU vs 6GB/4GB ram with nvidia 740m 2gb ? Forum SolvedAny point in getting 12gb of ram? Forum SolvedAre SSDs worth it for page file only when using lots of RAM Forum SolvedPaging File only usable on C:\ drive. Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows 7 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Laptops !