MBP + iStat Pro

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by ethandt, Jan 19, 2010.

  1. ethandt macrumors member

    Jul 26, 2009
    Hoping someone can explain what the "Page In" and "Page Out" sections mean. I just installed a WD Scorpio Blue 500 GB. With my original 250 gb I remember seeing that area and I had something like "500,000 Page Ins and 0 Outs". I noticed with my WD I already have "243 Page Outs, 60,000 Page Ins"
  2. MacDawg macrumors Core


    Mar 20, 2004
    "Between the Hedges"
    You will find a good explanation about "page outs" here

    Woof, Woof - Dawg [​IMG]
  3. ethandt thread starter macrumors member

    Jul 26, 2009
    Great, thanks guys. So next question then... What in the hard drive could cause an increased number of "Page Outs"? Over a 6 month period, running the same applications I never had a single "Page Out" with my original hard drive. Now, in two days I have had 163. Is there something hard drive related that could be causing the computer to tax the RAM? Or would this be normal considering I went to a 500 gb and had to restore all of my files (210 gb worth) to the new drive... Spotlight re-indexing etc.?

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