Why so much inactive RAM ?

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by jigsb007, Aug 6, 2012.

  1. jigsb007 macrumors 6502

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    hello all,

    i have noticed since i upgraded my 13" MB C2D to 8 GB ram, if i see always more then 4 GB of inactive ram ?

    is there some problem in my memory ? i have recently upgraded to 8 GB.
     

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  2. simsaladimbamba

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    You have more RAM, thus more space to store the information in the "inactive" section, nothing to be worried about.
    from Using Activity Monitor to read System Memory and determine how much RAM is being used
     
  3. geoffreak macrumors 68020

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    From this article:

     

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