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Help! Too Much Memory Usage

  1. Apr 29, 2010 #1
    Hello,

    I really need some help here. I am running a video game on my computer which I have been playing for quite some time. Just last night I started getting what I thought was lag. Then I realized that the program was running at 220 K when it usually runs at 80 - 90. This was making the game virtually unplayable for me.

    I've checked that my video card driver is updated
    I've run a virus scan
    I've reinstalled the program

    I don't know what the issue could be.

    Any help would be much appreciated

    cheers,

    dacruick
     
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  3. Apr 29, 2010 #2

    Mech_Engineer

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    A program using 220K of RAM is bogging down your computer? What game is this, and how old is your computer?
     
  4. Apr 30, 2010 #3

    russ_watters

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    Many video games use more memory the further into the game you get because levels get bigger and objects more plentiful.
     
  5. Apr 30, 2010 #4
    XMS, EMS memory
     
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