Yes, USB Drive Can Work As RAM For Laptop, Will It Work?




  • wallaguest1
    didn't work at all, move the page file to a pen drive is not ram, damn it.
    thats just use an external memory drive to store the virtual memory
    i tested it, with 1gb of ram, the speed is still crap, i think the HDD can read quicker than the pendrive.
     · 
  • dinjin201
    The HDD can read/write faster than flash drives. The problem is that having a pagefile on the HDD takes away from the total read/writes the HDD can do at once - especially on an older system where the pagefile is heavily used.
    So, let's say you open an intensive program. And then try to load a few files in it... since the program is so intensive, and pagefile takes priority... those files will take forever to open, since the HDD keeps being used for PF instead. Using a USB removes that issue.
     ·  in reply to wallaguest1
  • irulez128
    Interesting, but seriously it's better to buy more ram than to do this because USB is not as fast as actual ram.
     · 
  • dinjin201
    You're correct. It's not. However, it does help *some*.
    There's a reason that Readyboost was put into Windows Vista/7.
     ·  in reply to irulez128
  • epicheesebro
    this will destroy the flash drive so don't use that big of one.
     · 
  • dinjin201
    It will wear down the flash drive.
    *all* flash memory has a limited number of read/writes.
     ·  in reply to epicheesebro

Comments

Top Posts

Ina Ni Arjo Atayde Hindi Nagustuhan Ang Ginawa Ni Maine Mendoza Sa Kanyang Anak

Network Hindi Na Naitago Pa Ang Katotohanan Tungkol Kina Alden At Maine Dahil Sa Nangyaring Ito

Arjo Atayde At Pamilya Nagkaisang Basagin Ang Katahimikan, Tinapos Na Ang Ugnayan Kay Maine Mendoza?

Maine Mendoza Binasag Si Arjo Atayde Napahiya Sa Ginawa

Sobra Palang Iniyakan Ito Ni Alden Richards Ang Nangyari Nila Maine Mendoza

Alden Richards At Maine Mendoza Hindi Na Nakapag-deny Umamin Na Sa Mga EB Dabarkads

Alden Hindi Kinaya Ang Kagustuhan Ng Kampo Niya Relasyon Nila Maine Mendoza Gustong Wakasan Alamin

Maine Mendoza Nabuking Na Ang Mga Taong Binabayaran Para Gawin Ito Sa Kanya Alamin Kung Sino

Nabunyag Na Ang Puno’t Dulo Ng Pagkasira Sa AlDub Loveteam Nila Alden At Maine

Sylvia Sanchez, Pinagsabihan Nga Ba Si Maine Mendoza Na Huwag Maghahabol Kay Arjo Atayde?