Articles tagged: RAM
The difference between the various things we could call “memory” is a fundamental computing concept. I’ll review the basics.
Virtual memory is conceptually somewhere between RAM and hard disk space. It’s disk space used to maximize the amount of RAM available to programs.
Upgrading a computer can be a lot of work, is going to cost some money, and depends on your needs. I’ll show you where to start.
Windows loves RAM. Not having enough can, over time, cause your computer to slow down.
Looking carefully at how I use my computer, and with help from my chosen manufacturer, I’ve configured my new desktop machine.
Here are five common options to speed up and extend the life of an older computer.
Software programs, like people, tend to get larger over time. I’ll look at how that happens and a few things you can do to compensate.
I decided my new laptop needed more RAM. I’ll walk you through the replacement process.
When Windows tells you it’s out of memory, what does it mean, and what can you do about it?
When it comes to things like memory and RAM, more is always better. But you may not need additional RAM just yet.
I’ll show you how to reduce the last little bit of disk activity happening on your computer, but is that really going to help?