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What can we do with free ram?

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May 4, 2010 1:47:40 PM

Hi
I actually got 8go of ram but I only use 3-4go maximum. I was wondering if there is a way to boost performance of anything with the ram left? For exemple can I use the ram left to boost performance of the CPU or the GPU?

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May 4, 2010 2:00:29 PM

well, are you using vista or 7, if so it will use the extra ram to cache programs you use so they don't have to be loaded from the hdd
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May 4, 2010 2:43:44 PM

I am using win7 x64.
So windows will use it for cache automatically? I dont have to set it somewhere?
Thanks for your fast reply
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May 4, 2010 2:46:46 PM

yup, though it will take quite a few programs to load up 4GB of cache
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May 11, 2010 2:23:50 AM

Best answer selected by julienlarivee.
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