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File System Memory Cache Size
« on: March 13, 2012, 10:23:17 AM »
Hi Shane

    Have you ever tried this, or know someone has? I'm curious if this really makes opening applications snappier. I got 3 gigs of ram with a 428 pagefile size (set static). Trying to tweak further.


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Re: File System Memory Cache Size
« Reply #1 on: March 13, 2012, 02:04:27 PM »
My cleanmem can clear the file cache like this does, but this lets you set it as well :wink:

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/bb897561

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Re: File System Memory Cache Size
« Reply #2 on: March 13, 2012, 02:36:45 PM »
I guess what I'm asking is does increasing the amount of paged pool memory available to ntfs help with the system feeling quicker (reg NtfsMemoryUsage from value 1 to 2)? I'm using cleanmem. Would changing this reg value negate what cleanmem does?   



Registry key     HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\FileSystem

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Re: File System Memory Cache Size
« Reply #3 on: March 13, 2012, 02:38:05 PM »
Cleanmem flushes the file cache and has windows write it to the drive where it needs to go.

This frees up memory and avoids file errors if you lost power and windows didnt write the data to the drive. :wink:

I leave mine at default.

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Re: File System Memory Cache Size
« Reply #4 on: March 13, 2012, 04:45:38 PM »
Got it, Thanks


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