Question My maximum possible RAM usage seems to only be ~75%


Sep 15, 2018
I can't fathom why, but it seems like my RAM isn't capable of exceeding ~75% (from Task Manager) usage before things start crashing or I get "out of memory" errors. I'll notice this when I'm playing a game that's taking up a large percentage of it. Then, if I start opening multiple multiple instances of something like YouTube in Chrome, some of the YouTube videos (or worse, my game) will start crashing once usage starts hovering around 75%... Is that normal? Anyone know why this might be happening or what I could do to fix it?

I have no memory of ever establishing some sort of cap in any options menu, and I have a paging file size of like 16Gb set up on top of that (which, now that I think about it, definitely doesn't seem to be getting used, happy to take suggestions on getting that working too).

I'm using 2 x 8Gb sticks of 3200MHz GSkill Tridentz RGB and am overclocking from the base 2400MHz to 3000MHz.

Thank you!


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