Intel i7 windows 7 64bit using too much ram Tags: CPUs Windows 7 RAM Intel i7 Last response: February 24, 2010 6:57 PM in CPUs Share TODDYman 2k8 February 24, 2010 1:50:28 PM i have 6gb of ram installed and it is using 3/4gb on idle is that ok. More about : intel windows 64bit ram Kewlx25 February 24, 2010 4:51:01 PM Vista/Win7 aggressively pre-cache data from the HD to help speed things up. This cache will not interfere with other programs as Windows will give it up instantly. This is what I'm guessing is going on. You'd have to check system resources to make sure it's the cache and not something else. gamerk316 a b à CPUs a b $ Windows 7 February 24, 2010 6:29:35 PM ^^ The one issue I have with that is memory fragmentation (and the issues that can cause...). Still, 3GB IDLE is a LOT; even with all my devices, I only use ~1.5 or so... Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer loneninja a c 83 à CPUs February 24, 2010 6:57:20 PM I'm in vista 64bit right now, all I've got open is IE, Itunes, CPUZ, K10stat, Windows Live Messenger, and Steam. I'm using 2.39GB but my computer has been on for days, the longer it's on the more ram it seems to use while idle. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumWindows 7 uses too much ram while no programs are open ForumCrysis on i7 GTX260 6GB RAM 64bit DX10 slow ForumHow much RAM is optimal for an i7 920 ForumI7 860 == Unpredictable Blue Screen of Death == Windows 7 64-bit ForumHow much RAM does your i7 system actually use ? ForumTri channel ram question using a i7 940 ForumUpgrading intel pentium 4 HT...how much ram and windows 7 ?? ForumIt recognizes both sticks of 4gb RAM , only uses 4. Windows 7 64bit ForumAm I expecting too much from my computer? ForumWindows using too much RAM ForumPlease help i7 920 build.. This is too much . ForumIs a 64-bit Windows 7 quicker than 32-bit in itself, as an OS? ForumBuild around the i7 3770k or wait for the new intel chips? ForumI7 System build for Flash CS4 64-bit ForumMy computer is using too much ram ForumBest Cpu cooler for ~40 ForumPSU whines after Windows 7 Shutdown Forum[Solved] Mac Book Pro or Windows Laptop ForumIntel i5 750 Install Advice Forum[Solved] Intel 32nm or AMD 32nm what should I get confused? More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !