|Nov 15, 2014, 07:54 AM||#51|
I usually surf with multiple tabs open, stream video and maybe have the odd app open. My activity monitor says I'm using 9gb of ram. I'm glad I've updated my memory from 8gb to 16gb. I'm not sure if I need more or I'll ever need more of if more will improve my performance in any way.
|Nov 15, 2014, 10:20 AM||#52|
1. Server computer which has been running 25 days shows that 7.99 out of 8.00 GB RAM used, however only 4.53 GB is actually in use. Never swapped (which is generally bad for performance).
2. My iMac shows 7.6 of 8 GB RAM used, but only 4.87 is in actual use. It's currently running Safari, Screen Sharing, Skitch, Mail, Activity Monitor, CrashPlan, ScanSnap, Text Expander, DropBox, Hazel, Alfred, BetterTouchTool, ShouldISleep, and DragonDrop.
3. Entertainment Center shows 3.81 of 4.00 GB used but is only using 1.92 GB. At some time in the past swapping occurred (it's been up 28 days).
Notice that the "Memory Pressure" of all three systems is in the Green.
27" i7 iMac, 15" MacBook Pro, Mac mini with Mavericks Server, 5 other Macs and an unused Apple TV.
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