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[Q]Is there a way to increase the ram size? from 882 to 970+?

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By tegr96, Member on 10th February 2014, 02:43 PM
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I have been researching this for months now,

Some phones have 1 GB but the available ram for the OS and apps is normally less. Like the Moto G, the available ram is only 882 mb

I have had phones in the past that has 1 GB ram and the available ram is more than 970 mb (Chinese brands)

I want to make use of the most of the 1 GB the phone has even if its on the cost of other things, like the GPU memory.

If someone can help that would be really beneficial.

Thank you

I posted this in the wrong section and I cant find a way to delete it?
10th February 2014, 02:51 PM |#2  
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Those ~100MB are most likely used by system/kernel. Maybe some are used for the graphics processing. I cant tell more.
You can get more swap space using zram. With latest CM build I have ~100MB of swap.
10th February 2014, 02:52 PM |#3  
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You must ask to a dev like faux, this is a "kernel stuff"
10th February 2014, 05:27 PM |#4  
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wrong section buddy...
10th February 2014, 05:45 PM |#5  
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Wrong section but, the ram it shows available it's really the ram available... The left ram is used for system things, which is why it isnt showed. Not sure it can be raised up
10th February 2014, 06:09 PM |#6  
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Wait for delta roh and arbir to add the moto g in their TURBO BOOST, it could increase the ram of my old one v of 200+ mb (it uses data and cache swap)
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