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MacBook Pro - How to check RAM usage?


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How do I check how much RAM my MBP is currently using and what is the max I should be running before I start shutting down applications.
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go on apple website and search for a widget called istat i think it is.

this is what i use it shows a load of stuff
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Link: Reading System Memory Usage in Activity Monitor.

You can find Activity Monitor in Applications => Utilities.

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iStat is definitely recommended. I prefer the Menu edition to the Widget. Displays any piece of information about your computer you could want to know.

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iStat!

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