RAM question

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  1. Girth

    Girth ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ OT Supporter

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    Someone explain the difference between 'inactive' and 'free' RAM to me on my MAC. Just because I don't have Free RAM, the computer doesn't slow down... but whats the point of the inactive, and why does it use so much when I open applications and then quit them? :dunno:
     
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    I have a link bit i can't copy/ paste it bc I'm on my iPhone. But just search google and apple had a great article in their discussion pages explaining the different types of ram
     
  3. TheWeasel

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    http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1342?viewlocale=en_US
     

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