Re istatpro: inactive memory?

Discussion in 'OS X and OS X Apps' started by judoka03g, Mar 12, 2007.

  1. judoka03g

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    hi im using the istat pro widget on my macbook c2d w/ 2gb of ram. when it comes to memory there are 4 categories. wired, inactive active and fee, somtimes i feel that my computers slowing down, but istat says i still have almost a gig of inactive memory. am i not using my rams full potential?
     
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    what makes you feel that your mac is slowing down?
     
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    well i feel firefox is slowing down... or other apps open slower than they did before and the fans start blowing faster... i just find it wierd that there a gig of ram just sitting there but still parang nahihirapan pa din sha...
     
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    Those inactive memory are used by your inactive opened applications, so that it wont have to use scratch disk. Try quitting apps that are open and not in use, might free some of those inactive memory.
     
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    hmmm.... ok thanks for the tip. il try doing that that
     

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