RAM Optimizers

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by GMeagle86, Jan 10, 2004.

  1. GMeagle86

    GMeagle86 OSNN Addict

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    I was wondering what are some good ram optimizers. I know there are a bunch out there, but what are some of your personal favorites, that do a good job, and have lots of options.
     
  2. Brad

    Brad Moderator Political User Folding Team

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    XP is very good at memory management.
     
  3. NetRyder

    NetRyder Tech Junkie Folding Team

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    What he said ^^
    Most memory "optimizers" just free up your RAM by dumping the contents into the pagefile, and since hard disk access is much slower than accessing RAM, it only leads to performance degradation in the long run.
     
  4. Perris Calderon

    Perris Calderon Moderator Staff Member Political User

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    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

    what they said

    if you have the nt kernal, there are none that do a good job
     
  5. rushm001

    rushm001 In the beginning...... Political User

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    They aren't much use really, with todays systems having quite a bit more memory then they used to. And XP is good at sorting memory out, unlike windows 98 etc which at best was rubbish!