Ram Management?

Discussion in 'Mac OS X Lion (10.7)' started by MBX, Feb 26, 2011.

  1. MBX macrumors 68000

    Sep 14, 2006
    Anybody know if Lion's Ram management is better than in SL?

    Example: After using Photoshop for a while and then quit it my system is still lagging and feels sluggish despite having 8GB of Ram installed. Is Lion flushing the Ram usage better after Ram intensive tasks?

    I just hate it to restart all the time after using Ram intensive apps.
  2. ovrlrd macrumors 65816


    Aug 29, 2009
    A lot of the issue that you are talking about is not related to RAM but actually related to I/O performance. When using OS X on SSD instead of HDD it seems to not really experience this issue as much. More RAM of course also helps.

    I have no doubt that Apple has improved performance in Lion, but don't expect any miracles.

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