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  1. Joined : Jan 2016
    Posts : 5
    Windows 10
       26 Jan 2016 #1

    Windows 10 RAM usage

    i have just installed a clean version of windows 10 64 bit, i have 4gb ram but windows is hardware reserving 1.3GB. leaving me 2.7GB
    My freind with the exact same build as me his windows 10 does not do it he has 3.2gb
    everything is the exact samne in both systems from MB to PSU only diffrance is the case.

    can anyone help me i cant play alot of my games at decent frame rate cus there is just not enough RAM.

    i have allready disabled all on bored graphics and hardware i dont use in the BIOS this made no diffrance

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  2. Joined : Dec 2015
    Posts : 2,449
       26 Jan 2016 #2

    For games, you really need more memory - I would upgrade to 8 GB.

    Try turning off system prefetch services by running services.msc.
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  3.    26 Jan 2016 #3

    Of that 4gb of memory installed, only 2.7gb appears to be useable so its really tight.
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  4. Joined : Jan 2016
    Posts : 5
    Windows 10
       26 Jan 2016 #4

    i am upgradeing soon but for now i whould like to get the 3.5gb i had when in windows 7.

    i have treid to turn that off and cant find it under services
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  5. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 318
    Windows 10 Pro
       26 Jan 2016 #5

    (Not related to the issue, but anyway: "Speed: 50410 MHz"??? What kind of memory speed is that?)
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  6. Joined : Jan 2016
    Posts : 5
    Windows 10
       26 Jan 2016 #6

    AndreyT said: View Post
    (Not related to the issue, but anyway: "Speed: 50410 MHz"??? What kind of memory speed is that?)
    its DDR2 2gb 800 MHz i think it could also be ECC memory made by rendition
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  7. Joined : Mar 2015
    Posts : 1,075
    Windows 10 Pro x64
       28 Jan 2016 #7

    Missed that he installed the x64 version.
    Last edited by DeaconFrost; 28 Jan 2016 at 12:13.
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  8. Joined : Oct 2014
    Posts : 1,735
    Windows Home x64 (Home per choice)
       28 Jan 2016 #8

    GeTDoWn said: View Post
    i have just installed a clean version of windows 10 64 bit
    If possible, you should go for Windows 32-bit instead, it has a bit smaller RAM footprint.
    Disable Windows Defender - NoDefender, use something light like 360 Essential.
    Install CleanMem Free, no need to do anything else with it.

    Your disk is running at 100%, if you are running a game, this seems to be the issue, not the RAM.
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  9. Joined : Jan 2015
    UK, Midlands
    Posts : 6,594
    Win 10 Pro (1607)
       28 Jan 2016 #9

    Can you post a screenshot of your task manager, detailed view, click on the Disk tab to organise by process accessing the disk most?
    If your disk access is always high, something is definitely wrong. (Should settle to 0 when idle, no routine maintenance, updates etc).
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  10. Joined : May 2015
    Posts : 125
    Windows 10
       28 Jan 2016 #10

    Hardware limitation of the chipset on the motherboard. That motherboard has the old Intel G31 chipset which only supports up to 4 GB of RAM,

    Intel 82G31 Graphics and Memory Controller) Specifications

    Foxconn PRODUCT : Motherboard : Details

    Just had a look at the manual for that board and there is no option for memory remapping which would allow it to use the full 4 GB when using a 64 bit OS. Basically means that what you see is what you get regardless of using 32 bit or 64 bit. You also have a 2 GB video card, which means you're lucky to have as much available as you do.
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