Virtual Memory Size

Discussion in 'macOS' started by mat25, Sep 2, 2009.

  1. mat25 macrumors regular

    mat25

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    Hi I just noticed that my VM size is 140.17 GB, is this normal? Also Im using SL. Thanks
     
  2. broken-chaos macrumors regular

    broken-chaos

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    Yup! VM size has nothing to do with actual memory used (denoted by the left column or the "Real mem" sorting column). For comparison, my VM is currently at 115GiB.

    If you want more technical details, you can get a quick overview at Wikipedia.
     
  3. mat25 thread starter macrumors regular

    mat25

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