Random Access Memory, usually shortened to “RAM” or simply “memory,” is one of the most important parts of any computer. It comes in the form of chips mounted onto long strips called dual inline memory modules, or DIMMs, that are attached to the motherboard. Think of RAM as the top of the desk. The bigger it is, the more papers you can spread out and read at once. Adding Ram to computers will aid your PC in multi-tasking and performing heavy duties like gaming and multimedia editing. But above and all, it is so important to identify if your PC is enough with memory you fed it with.
Just to make your life simple, here is the list of things your PC would behave in need of more RAM.
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1. Slow Programming and Functioning
Well, the major problem you’ll face here is Slow browsing and processing. Almost all modern computers would respond quickly the moment you click the program icon but in the case of insufficient memory, slow functioning could hit your mind. Frankly, lack of memory could reduce the best performance to the worst. Low performance is the sign of getting your PC good amount of memory. So better to test the RAM and not the patience.
2. Low Memory Alerts
The occurrence of such alerts is too often and will continuously pop till you feed more memory into it. Dismissing the message wouldn’t be a good idea at all. Either here you will be restraint from running too many programs simultaneously or from using programs that need high memory/data storage. This constant message would be troublesome while working which has to be avoided with the high storage memory.
3. Restraints From Multitasking.
Multitasking is USP of any PC/laptop and this is the major problem will be faced by the users. Lack of Memory leads to loss of performance. Running too many Programs at the same time will be almost like running none. For instance, if you’re unable to run a word processor, a Web browser, and a media player simultaneously, this is a sure sign that your computer is running out of memory.
A note about 32-bit systems:
If you’re running a 32-bit Windows or Linux system, the maximum amount of RAM that you’ll be able to use is 4 GB. Adding any more than 4 GB will not be recognized and might cause a startup error. For most 64-bit systems, the maximum is 512 GB.
If you see any of these 3 or all of these 3 problems in your computer, you need to think of adding more RAM.
|This guest post is written by Mr. Vishal Parekh, Marketing Director, Kingston Technology – India.|
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