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Posted 24 May 2012 - 02:38
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Posted 24 May 2012 - 22:14
Windows 7 does use all RAM available. It caches items, but still marks that RAM as 'available' if an application actively needs it.
I was playing around with Win 8, and I remembered that Android utilizes the power of multitasking in an effective way that doesn't eat up the virtual memory, by terminating apps that haven't been used in a while. That way the Android RAM always looks full, but it's actually being quite efficient.
But when I look at Win 8 and how it handles multitasking, it's quite similar to Win 7 in the sense that RAM cleans itself automatically and is rarely ever full.
My question is do you think Windows 8 could run smoother if they enabled the same strategy that Android had enabled? ie. Could Windows 8 operate better if every last byte of the RAM was used all the time?
Forgive me for any displayed stupidity. Consider me a noobwinian =)
Posted 24 May 2012 - 22:27
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