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    motherboard is consuming the space available in my solid state drive.

    Hello guys !

    this is my computer components:

    Motherboard: Asus Rampage IV Black Edition Lga 2011 Intel X79
    Procesor: Intel Core i7-4960X Ivy Bridge-E 6-Core 3.6GHz (Turbo 4GHz) LGA 2011 130W BX80633i74960X
    Graphic card: Asus NVIDIA® GeForce gtx titan 6gb gddr5 gtxtitan-6gd5
    SSD: Corsair Neutron Series GTX 2.5" 120GB SATA III
    RAM: CORSAIR Dominator Platinum 48GB (6 x 8GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600
    Power supply: CORSAIR HX Series HX1050 1050W ATX12V / EPS12V
    CORSAIR Hydro Series H100i Extreme Performance Water/Liquid CPU Cooler. 240mm
    ASUS Black 12X Blu-ray Burner SATA BW-12B1ST/BLK/G/AS


    and this is the problem that I have

    Today I formatted my computer installing as operating system windows 10

    After it finished installed and before I start to install the basic programs I noticed that the space in my solid state drive was almost full showing me 95 Gb in use and 16 Gb available.


    At the beginning I was thinking that the problem was in the SSD, so I tried with a different SDD But the problem still showing.

    So my next step was to check the memory ram .

    took off all the memory ram from the computer and I only installed one module (8gb) I turned on the computer and check the SSD and this time the space used was 20.7 GB .

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    In the first picture is a 500gb HDD because I try with a different hard drive but the problem is the same.

    again turn off the computer and installed one more module for a total of 16Gb then I turn on the computer to check the space in the SSD and I found that every time I add more memory ram the space avalible of the solid state drive it consume.

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    When I add all the memory ram (48GB . 6x8gb) the space used is 95 Gb.
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    I already set default setting on my motherboard and the bios is updated already. the problem still

    any suggentions?
    Last edited by ColisJL77; 12-06-2019 at 02:27 AM.

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    It may be your paging file, its size depends from how much memory you have, so the more memory you have and the bigger that file will be.
    To change it:
    Navigate to Settings->System->About->System Info->Advanced System Settings->Performance Settings->Advanced->Virtual Memory Change
    Uncheck "Automatically manage paging file size for all drives"
    Select "No paging file"
    Click Ok->Ok->Ok->Ok...
    Reboot and check if it is still using too much hard drive space.

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