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  • Patch Lady – Chrome is out…what’s in?

    Posted on September 2nd, 2019 at 15:54 Susan Bradley Comment on the AskWoody Lounge

    Have you noticed this too?  Chrome sucks RAM like…. well it reminds me of what my Dad says about one of his cars — it can’t pass a gas station.  Bottom line Chrome lately is demanding RAM memory.  So much so that I’ve seen more and more talk about moving over to another browser.

    The other day at the conference I was at we talked about what is a “comfortable” Windows 10.

    250 Gig SSD

    8 to 16 gigs of RAM (or more if you are in the mood).

    I recently added more ram to my computer by going to crucial.com and getting their recommended upgrade.  Rather than remove the ram that was in my computer, I merely added the RAM to bump it up to 32 gigs.

    Bottom line if you still have a SATA drive, it’s time to upgrade to SSD.  Use a cloning software and a data cable to get the old data from the old drive to the new drive.  Or if you are buying a computer make sure you specifically look for a SSD boot drive.