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Your Guide to Swap Files

Swap File LogoA swap file is used by an operating system like Windows, MacOS and Linux to complement the Random Access Memory (RAM) in a PC. It allows the operating system to use more memory than would otherwise be available using RAM alone. Specifying the correct settings for a swap file can lead to a significant increase in the performance of your PC.

This guide shows you some of the options that can be set in regards to a swap file, how to optimize your swap file for optimum performance, and how to monitor the operation of your swap file.

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