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Old 14-10-2010
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How small should I make pagefile

I am utilizing a 60 GB ssd for system drive. Windows 7 used regarding 27 GB (practically half) unaccompanied. I eradicate hiberfil.sys saving 6 GB! Additional than in view of the fact that I have encompassed 8gigs in this 64 bit system the pagefile is in addition 8 gigs. That?s a lot of space on my valuable (expensive) ssd. With with the intention of much ram be able to I safely create it smaller. I am endeavoring to decide if it's a superior idea to put out of action my paging file or create it smaller. I have 12GB ram, I be familiar with with the intention of it's an overkill other than the additional the superior and I am working with Win7 Home Premium.
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Re: How small should I make pagefile

You have encompassed an additional drive right. Immediately shift your page file, I would maintain it, and leave it the defaulting size, which be supposed to be 12GB and not 8GB if you have comprised 8GB of memory. You have to immediately shift it to an additional disk. By no means position a paging file on a solid state drive. You have to shift it off as almost immediately as you observe this. Several magnetic based drive determine to do. It would be pleasant to point people to those findings, as I imagine numerous people (similar to myself until reading this) tranquil believe the terrible press approximately putting a paging file on an SSD.
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Re: How small should I make pagefile

Essentially, Intel has stated with the intention of pagefiles are moderately appropriate for SSDs as their testing has exposed with the intention of a "typical" system reads commencing the pagefile 40X additional often than it writes to it. Additional than it's wise to leave free space on an SSD and shifting or eliminating the pagefile is positively a sound method to do that. What you necessitate to do is to monitor your memory usage for a at the same time as to figure out how much memory your submission utilize up when you do the types of things you usually do on your system. Nobody else be able to actually tell you what you necessitate for the reason that everyone's different.
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Re: How small should I make pagefile

For this you have to press the button called (Ctrl+Shift+Esc) at a time and you will see a Start Task Manager box, there you have to hit it off the "Performance" tab, and maintain an eye on the memory graph. Create a note of the highest with the intention of the graph ever gets to. Take with the intention of number, add something similar to 25% to 50% (or on the other hand much you are comfortable by means of) as a safety margin, and that's how much total RAM plus Pagefile space you necessitate. For illustration, if the uppermost you ever observe is 6GB, adding 50% gets you to 9GB. So the total RAM + Pagefile you necessitate is 9GB. If you encompass 8GB of RAM, with the intention of means you merely necessitate 1GB for the pagefile. It's completely probable with the intention of you do not necessitate a pagefile at all.
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Re: How small should I make pagefile

I disagree; I imagine with the intention of you encompass configured your system based on "performance" tweaks with the intention of are spreading approximately the internet. You be supposed to have a page file and characteristically it be supposed to be 1.5 times the amount of total memory in your system. It has not anything to do by means of the amount of memory you are utilizing, unless you make a decision to tweak this. My point is with the intention of the customary is to have a page file and create it 1.5 times the size of total memory, it is not the customary to revolutionize this value and therefore I would not suggest this to anyone unless they knew accurately what they were doing.
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Re: How small should I make pagefile

Additional than it is not a number of sort of mandated customary if you be familiar with the intention of the largest amalgamation of programs you ever run fits easily fit into corporeal RAM by means of a decent amount of room to spare than a pagefile serves no intention at the entire. Most people do not disburse sufficient attention to their system to be familiar with how much memory they actually necessitate, and for them the 1.5X value is "safe". Additional than the OP is interested in cutting down his pagefile size if probable, and measuring your workload and sizing the pagefile to fit it is a long-established position into practice by professional administrators.
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Re: How small should I make pagefile

Individual be able to easily monitor page file practice by utilizing freeware utilities such as SIW, Process Explorer, or Process Hacker. Give the impression of being at usage in excess of time and various scenarios to conclude the maximum quantity used. Add a healthy amount for safety and set the page file. I have comprised two apparatus, one working with XP SP3 by means of 2GB RAM and an additional with XP x64 and by means of 8GB RAM. The page files are predetermined and set to 512 and 1024 MB correspondingly. I have by no means seen page file usage exceed 200 MB on moreover apparatus. Both apparatus are stable and exhibit no hard drive thrashing.
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