PerfMon from Windows 7 ??

MilesAhead

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Has anyone tried perfmon.exe /res with a copy of perfmon from Windows Seven??
I like that memory bar display.

Just wondering if anyone ventured to copy it on and try it. :)
 

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MilesAhead

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Yeah, it's just I like that color bar for memory usage.
I imagine it's specific to W7. Just wish I could get that simple effect on Vista.

If there's no blue on the right end you don't have any free memory. No need to read the numbers. :)
 

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Slammer

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I'm not familiar with it, but I gather that it's used to show how much CPU is being used at any time. For that, I use the mCPU Meter gadget on both Vista and 7. I like it because it's simple, compact, includes a RAM bar, and can either display load on individual cores or overall load.

EDIT: Ok, I'll rephrase that: It's an accurate memory meter gadget, that also has a convenient CPU meter! :)
 

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MilesAhead

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The part I like is this bit here:

membar.png

It's just cool. Especially because the Free Memory is on the right end in light blue. I even wrote a little app that runs it and clicks the mouse on the Memory Tab to make sure I get that page. Just wish there was something similar for Vista. I suppose I could write it but it would be more fun if I could make Vista use the Win7 program. :)
 

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    Phenom X4 9850
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    8 GB
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    Some Radeon Cheapie with 512 MB Ram
    Monitor(s) Displays
    CRT
    Screen Resolution
    1280x1024
    Hard Drives
    750 GB SATA 3G
    2 SIIG Superspeed docks w/WD Caviar Black Sata II or III
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