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Check your drives free space as well as your available memory. Your issue is often caused by not having enough drive free space or RAM.
I would free up at least 1/4 of the drive so the OS and apps have elbow space so the garbage collection process isn’t firing off as often.
-RAM is tricky! While you may have 16GB, you may infect have over allocated your physical RAM and are using Virtual RAM which is based within your drive! Once again we run into the drive storage issues! So reduce your application load. As an example, don’t open so many tabs in Chrome, each tab holds RAM!
+RAM is tricky! While you may have 16GB, you may in fact have over allocated your physical RAM and are using Virtual RAM which is based within your drive! Once again we run into the drive storage issues! So reduce your application load. As an example, don’t open so many tabs in Chrome, each tab holds RAM!
I would get a good resource monitoring app to track RAM and storage usage. You can also use Activity Monitor but it does take a bit more effort to comprehend.

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-Check your drives free space as well as your available memory. Your issue often is caused by not having enough drive free space or RAM.
+Check your drives free space as well as your available memory. Your issue is often caused by not having enough drive free space or RAM.
I would free up at least 1/4 of the drive so the OS and apps have elbow space so the garbage collection process isn’t firing off as often.
RAM is tricky! While you may have 16GB, you may infect have over allocated your physical RAM and are using Virtual RAM which is based within your drive! Once again we run into the drive storage issues! So reduce your application load. As an example, don’t open so many tabs in Chrome, each tab holds RAM!
I would get a good resource monitoring app to track RAM and storage usage. You can also use Activity Monitor but it does take a bit more effort to comprehend.

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Original post by: Dan ,

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Check your drives free space as well as your available memory. Your issue often is caused by not having enough drive free space or RAM.

I would free up at least 1/4 of the drive so the OS and apps have elbow space so the garbage collection process isn’t firing off as often.

RAM is tricky! While you may have 16GB, you may infect have over allocated your physical RAM and are using Virtual RAM which is based within your drive! Once again we run into the drive storage issues! So reduce your application load. As an example, don’t open so many tabs in Chrome, each tab holds RAM!

I would get a good resource monitoring app to track RAM and storage usage. You can also use Activity Monitor but it does take a bit more effort to comprehend.

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