While SSD is fast, in some instances you can make use of RAM drives to make the system go even faster. Find out what RAM drives are and how they work.
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When buying a laptop for the first time, some users will find the advertised system specs quite confusing. Here are the specs of a laptop you should look for when getting your first laptop.
Sometimes the easiest way to speed up your Mac is by clearing the cache and RAM contents. Best of all, you can use the purge command to do so. Here’s how.
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.
Using smem, you can view a color-coded bar and pie chart of the memory used by processes in a Linux system.
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.
When your PC malfunctions, it is difficult to pinpoint which hardware is failing. This PC troubleshooting guide list the symptoms related to each hardware so you can fix it easily.
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 […]
This is a guest post by Mike Thimmesch Most people are unaware of the components that go into building a personal computer. You have probably heard words like “motherboard”, “CPU”, and “RAM”, but have little idea about what they mean, how they affect the speed at which information is processed, or how many files you […]
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 […]