I recently upgraded my memory, but I notice that while the OS does NOT page out at all (from what I see in Activity Monitor), the machine pages in regardless. Why does that happen? Is that a problem? ...
What's the difference between real memory and CPU, and what are there effects on the performance of my computer?
In Activity Monitor, there are a couple fields: "PID", "Process Name", "User", "%CPU", "Threads", "Real Mem", and "Kind". I'm not familiar with the inner workings of computers and the related ...
I have these stats, but is the system really using almost 4GB? This Inactive memory... Can't I use it? How should I interpret these stats?
Why does my MBP sometimes report VM Size: 300+ GB in Activity Monitor under System Memory tab, when my hard disk size is only 250 GB (total) and RAM is 4GB? I know it can't magically get that extra ...
The different columns in Activity Monitor are a little confusing