Stop using RAM Cleaners

Why Does a Process Refuse to Relinquish RAM?

Virtual memory ‘trimmers’ or RAM ‘cleaners’, whatever you want to call them, they’ve been a staple in the industry since the days of NT4. Almost all of these apps are best avoided! Most operate on the incorrect premise that you want more ‘free’ RAM. In fact, RAM should be as occupied as possible with commonly […]

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How do I Tweak My PC For Maximum Performance?

How do I tweak my PC for maximum performance? Today I will attempt to give a single answer so I’m not repeating myself so often. FIRST, you need to install Process Lasso or CPUBalance. Why either/or? Well, both provide the ProBalance algorithm that keeps background processes at-bay. Forget all other tweaking for the moment. You WANT […]

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Should You Disable Hyper-Threading?

Symmetric Multi-Threading (SMT), also known as Hyper-Threading, exposes two logical CPU cores for every physical CPU core. It does this by sharing computational units of the physical CPU core between the two virtual CPU cores. If neither of the paired cores needs to use the same CPU resources, then they can run simultaneously. This allows […]

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