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  1.    15 Mar 2016 #1
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    "System and compressed memory" is very high for no reason


    As the title says, in the last day or two i have noticed that "System and compressed memory" is very high for no reason.

    It has started to grind my PC to a halt.

    Any ideas what could be causing it?

    Thanks.
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  2.    15 Mar 2016 #2
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    Just to add it can be higher then that. Right now it's at 200mb.
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  3.    15 Mar 2016 #3
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    That are normal numbers, but your system is short on memory. Are you running Windows in virtual machine? Then you might consider giving it a little more resources.
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  4.    15 Mar 2016 #4
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    I am running windows normally.
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  5.    15 Mar 2016 #5
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    Is this PC or tablet? because, I have an old system with 4 GB of RAM and similar system and compress. memory usage. With browser, office, music player etc. I still have more than half of memory ready.
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  6.    15 Mar 2016 #6
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    Computer Type: PC/Desktop
    System Manufacturer/Model Number: Gigabyte Technology
    OS: 10
    CPU: Intel i5-4590
    Motherboard: Z97x-Gaming 3
    Memory: 8192MB
    Graphics Card: AMD Radeon R9 200
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  7.    15 Mar 2016 #7
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    This is rocket compared to my system. 200 MB doesn't matter - find what else is using memory. Go to performance tab and at the bottom line find resource monitor.
    It will give you more detailed report.
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  8.    15 Mar 2016 #8
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    It seems to have calmed down a little. Will let you know it is happens again. Thanks.
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  9.    15 Mar 2016 #9
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    A quarter after a reboot mine has raised a few 100 MB, before the reboot it was almost 1GB. I know what it is meant for, but I'm wondering if it ever lowers down a bit.
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  10.    15 Mar 2016 #10
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    You're welcome.
    Still, it's very strange to have 96% of memory in use, but the process that uses most of it, uses just 200 MB (of 8 GB).
    System must have been busy
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