There are multiple factors to take into consideration when buying RAM: type of RAM, RAM capacity, and RAM Frequency. If all of this is confusing to you, we’ll clarify it for you in this article.
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Swap is a special partition used to write pages from memory and read back pages into memory as well. This guide shows how to manage swap usage in Linux.
The Indicator-Sysmonitor application displays various system-related information on the Ubuntu panel. Here’s how you can use it to track CPU & memory usage.
Using smem, you can view a color-coded bar and pie chart of the memory used by processes in a Linux system.
Most smartphones (and tablets) come with phone memory range between 8 and 32 GB. Will this always be the case? How much bigger can mobile devices really get?
Chrome for Android can only access 128MB of your phone memory. Here’s how you can increase the memory access and speed up Chrome for Android.
In Linux, you will probably find a swap partition along with the main Linux partitions. What is this swap partition used for and is it really necessary?
If you are using a RAM optimization tool, it is time to stop now. Windows comes with a good memory management function and using a RAM optimization tool can in fact make your PC run slower.
Page File in Windows can help to share the load with the memory, but will increasing the page file make the computer run faster? Read on to find out the answer.
Do you find that your Mac often moves slower than you would like it to? Does it often slow down to a crawl forcing you to quit (or force quit) applications just to get it back up to speed?
In many forums, I’ve seen people complain about how Google Chrome is starting to really stink after a while of using the program. They report that the program works kind of quickly at first, but starts acting sluggishly after heavy usage. Considering that Google Chrome is the first browser ever to open a new tab […]
The worst thing about the iPhone and iPad also happens to be the best thing. They do too much. It’s easy to assimilate them into our lives, and before long they become indispensable. But, soon we have our whole lives on these devices and they become overloaded. How do we manage the memory? I’ve been […]
Picture this: You have a computer with two gigabytes of physical memory, you turn it on, and just after Windows 7 finishes loading, it’s already using about half of all that memory when you look into your task manager (hold “Ctrl + Shift + Esc” on your keyboard to access it quickly). Even if it […]
Most of us are now probably using a 64-bit Microsoft Operating System like Windows 7 x64 or Windows Vista x64, which allows the computer to address more than 3GB of RAM. Did you know, however, that any 32-bit applications you run are still limited to making use of only 2GB of RAM? This includes many […]
Apples newest operating system, OS X Lion is expected to come some time in July. Just to tantalize us, Apple has not released a specific date, and that means that you should be ready to go at any time if you want to be the first one in your social circle to have the new […]
Most of us tend to overlook this, but it is very important to control the resource usage of your applications. When an application misbehaved, it can cause other programs to work erratically. If your system runs out of CPU or memory, the programs has to stop until those resources become available. Since the first version […]
This is a guest post by Keith The flaky PC (as it is often referred) is a computer which acts normally most of the time, but occasionally quits active programs, delivers obscure error messages, or restarts entirely. So, what causes flaky PC syndrome? Although there is no single answer, one of the most common causes […]
It is a known fact that Firefox is a memory monster. It consumes your memory like there is no tomorrow. Load up a few tabs and it starts to slow down (or even crash). This is also the main reason why many people are ditching Firefox for Google Chrome. If you are bothered by this […]