Splits image in 2GB files, any change require a full rewrite of the entire image. But given the extreme effort one would have to make to cripple his machine in order to reach a memory bottleneck, I think it’s safe to say that nobody needs to worry about it. Password Please enter a password for your user account. You have to wait for the full image to be loaded in memory. Still learning how to use it PCMark 7 Version:

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I’ll probably have my CPU a 3. I’m not sure which games would be best suited for that, so if you have any idea let me know. I still have the determine what settings I should use RAMDisk size, file system, etc for the tests to be fair. Well that didn’t go has expected.

RAM disks are easy to sell — all you have to do is hold up performance benchmarks showing how much faster it is to read data from RAM than it is from even a fast SSD. Due to difficulties in managing multiple images, the results were not included. Formats to different file systems don’t persist on reboot.

That is because even with identical clocks this value will vary based on the processor architecture and memory controller, but as a general rule of thumb higher frequency result in more memory bandwidth.


Quick Save mode, Quick Load move, Smart Mirror only saves changes made to an image and more that I haven’t had time to look into. Each has its strengths and flaws and whether those are relevant to you is highly dependent on how you decide to make use of byffalo RAMDisk.

Buffalo RAMDISK Utility

Sweet thread, I’ll add it to the essentials when it is complete. RAM is volatile memory. All the files on your disk would be stored in your RAM. Windows uses unused memory to cache files anyway, and it does it all automatically and in the background.

Buffalo RAMDISK Utility – Should I Remove It?

I’ll need to reinstall win7 before I start these test since my barebone install lacks many of the tools I’ll need. Password Please enter a password for your user account. In most cases memory bandwidth will be limited by the speed of the CPU. Now compare that value with the one you got for your CPU. Such drives contain a battery, so they can maintain the contents of the RAM if the computer loses power.

Smarthome Office Security Linux. Adding pagefile to a ramdisk is usually not necessary for Windows x64 pro because the physical memory limits of Windows OSs pro x64 are usually greater or equal to G. In summary, RAM disks do work as advertised.

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Meaning that if it isn’t done doing whatever it’s doing by that time Buffzlo simply kills it. When your computer loses power, the contents of your RAM will ramdisj erased. Benchmarking Software and Discussion Overclock. Typical application is to set up the ramdisk for Windows Readyboost or browse rmdisk.


In order to be able to post messages on the Overclock. Announces that the data has been successfully written to disk when it only has been dumped to memory a power failure before Windows has finished writing the data would result in corrupt data and the time Windows give for Shutdown is misleading since even if everything has been unloaded and it’s ready to shut down it still has to finish writing the backup to disk.

Most of the information about how different RAMDisks handle memory allocation was made available by the tools at sysinternals. Others say he lays SSDs like chickens lay eggs.

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Primo Ramdisk Ultimate Memory allocation: So it seems unlikely that memory bandwidth ramdizk ever but an issue. Highly specialized software, offer many encryption and archival options.

Backed by RAM or the paging file.