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If you've ever wished that you could emulate the performance of asolid-state drive [1] without installing a new piece of hardware, consider creating a new virtual hard drive on your PC that runs purely from RAM, also known as a RAM disk. Setting one up...
After discussing how to create a RAM Disk in OS X [1] during a recent episode of The TekRevue Podcast [2], several readers emailed us to ask about creating a RAM Disk in Windows. Thankfully, the process for Windows is just as easy as it is in OS X. But...
Whether you have a hard drive or an SSD, your computer's RAM is its fastest storage medium by a wide margin. If you have more than 4GB of memory, you can turn this speed to your advantage, turning some of it into a small RAM Disk. This disk will appear...
RAM Disk is a technology where you use your computer's memory, or RAM, and make it into a virtual hard disk drive. People do that because the speed of RAM is so much faster [1] than anything else, including SSD's, for most kinds of storage and files on...
One of the biggest problems with Firefox that still remains today is it can get terribly slow after using it for a few months or even years. Similar to the Windows operating system that feels fast after a clean installation [1] and then the performance...
PC enthusiasts and high-end computing professionals looking for a definitive speed boost on their computers will find that no other form of storage comes close to matching a RAM disk when it comes to sheer performance. Ed Tittel (creator of the Exam Cr...
INFORMATION A RAM disk utilizes a portion of system memory (RAM) to create a virtual disk within Windows. A great way to utilize your new disk is for storing web browser temporary files. During use, browsers create many small files to record data requ...
In my previous post [1], I talked about using a small RAMdisk to speed up the process of generating MDT boot images. But the trial version only supports RAMdisks up to 4GB in size and only on client OSes. One comment posted to that blog pointed out tha...
With RamDisk Plus, random reads and writes can be performed 50 times faster than your hard drive allows. Last week we announced [1] the addition of RamDisk Plus to our PC performance lineup. Some customers gave glowing reviews of the product: [2] ...
Did you know that there is no setting in the graphical user interface of the Google Chrome browser to change the location and size of the cache? I searched up and down and could not find an option to do that. Some users may say that this is not essenti...
Having an Idea for an Ultimate White Box? Or Multi Usage Ultimate White Box. I'm thinking of building a new ALL IN ONE WHITE BOX. I'm quite tired of having all sort of white boxes which consumes energy when stays on all the time. I'd like to be more EC...
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