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10-07-2011

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Thinkpad tablet RAM...

2011-10-07, 7:53 AM

The new thinkpad tablet is supposed to have 1GB of RAM but when I navgate to Settings->Applications->Running Services it shows me aroung 512MB. Why is it so???

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09-30-2011

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Re: Thinkpad tablet RAM...

2011-10-07, 13:30 PM
I have the same problem...
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08-26-2011

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Re: Thinkpad tablet RAM...

2011-10-07, 15:50 PM

The free number shows completely empty, but if you select the free side you will see the cached processes.  I believe, if you add up the memory used by the cached services, the free memory and the used memory, you should get your total sytem memory

 

But I could be wrong

 

Edit: actually, it should not total all your memory as the system uses some that is not reported here.  I think it uses a little over 200MB, but not sure

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09-15-2011

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Re: Thinkpad tablet RAM...

2011-10-10, 23:34 PM
The most ram I have ever had available is 400mb and that's when I close everything down and before certain processes restart. Can this be right?
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10-03-2011

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Re: Thinkpad tablet RAM...

2011-10-11, 1:21 AM

The tablet has total 1GB RAM (can be confirmed with any sys info tool, which are plentiful on the market). Part of that is video memory, part is cache, some is system reserved etc.

 

The number that is displayed in Settings->Applications->Running services is, well, just a number that should be compared to itself only.

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11-27-2011

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Re: Thinkpad tablet RAM...

2012-01-25, 5:51 AM

I don't really understand why in /etc/system_info_config.txt it says:

 

RAM=746300 kB;

 

and not something like 1048576 ? Shouldn't this be around 1GB ?

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01-10-2012

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Re: Thinkpad tablet RAM...

2012-01-25, 21:17 PM

I have also checked it with two different system info apps and one says that I have 727MB of ram and the other says 726MB.  So why don't they show 1GB?

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10-02-2011

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Re: Thinkpad tablet RAM...

2012-01-26, 7:55 AM

Im not sure but:

Manufacureres sometimes use 1GB = 10^9 Bytes

Where as it really is 1GB = 2^30 Bytes

this would be a difference of 7.4%

 

but if i do the math i get 953.7 MB and not 727MB.

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Re: Thinkpad tablet RAM...

2012-01-26, 8:16 AM

wrote:

The tablet has total 1GB RAM (can be confirmed with any sys info tool, which are plentiful on the market).


I tried a couple (Android System Info, Quick System Info PRO) and none reported 1GB but somewhere around 760MB. Would you be kind to point me to one that does ?

 

Thanks.

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12-12-2011

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Re: Thinkpad tablet RAM...

2012-01-26, 21:59 PM

Wouldnt be suprised if it is used for Video Ram... very similar to any integrated graphics solution on the desktop.

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