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Default [q] higher ram usage nexus 5

Hello everyone, as for the title, coming from a nexus 4 upgraded to kk stock and comparing it with nexus 5 stock firmware and 4.4.1 ota I found out a higher ram usage on the nexus 5. N4 had 300mb used on boot to get filled up to 500~700mb of used ram with no recents and never got past the 1,3~1,4 gb of used ram with open apps (kk). On nexus 5 i seem to have it in the inverted situation: more than 800~1gb of used ram with no recents. See attached below with no recents.
is that "normal" for you too or it is just my n5?
I know that free ram is wasted ram just wanted to know if it is just me phone is really smooth and fast though, nothing to complain about


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You may have a lot of background processes running (including cached). Right now, I have no recent apps and using 600mb.
Upon reboot I'm using 428mb.

It might be interesting to see how ART affects ram usage!
 
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i don't care indeed, as far as phone is so amazingly fast and smooth i was just curious, aren't you?

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i don't care indeed, as far as phone is so amazingly fast and smooth i was just curious, aren't you?

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Not in the slightest. I know how RAM works and why it does what it does and I'm satisfied enough with that.
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