3-4 GB used out of 8 after boot up

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by NokiaFanatic, Nov 3, 2013.

  1. NokiaFanatic macrumors newbie

    Mar 18, 2011
    My mac is taking about 3 minutes to boot up, and about 1 minute to shutdown. Can anyone help me out?

    CPU is 94% idle, and it seems like it mainly affecting my memory.

    I have attached a copy of an excel spreadsheet to show what is going on.

    Any help would be greatly appreciated.

    2.6 Ghz intel i7
    8 GB 1600 DDR3

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  2. trevm999 macrumors member

    Nov 5, 2013
    First, download SMART Utility https://www.macupdate.com/app/mac/24875/smart-utility to make sure there isn't a problem with your hard drive.

    Next, I would try a safe boot (hold shift when your turn on the computer) then restart. Maybe that will clear some caches that could be causing an issue.

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