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Tracking a memory leak

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System Name Project Neverending
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#1
I need some software that can help me track down a memory leak. Task Manager and the Resource Monitor aren't functional enough. Or rather they're not showing me enough detail to figure out where the excess RAM is disappearing to. A quick tally in the running process tab comes up with about 2GB being used, yet the performance tab shows just under 5GB in use, as does a system utility gadget monitor. Nothing besides a browser is currently running. A reboot and idle desktop typically has 1.8GB utilized.

It's gotta be some piece of software I have installed as I was noticing this issue before doing a clean reinstall of Windows when I migrated over to SSD's.
 
Joined
Mar 30, 2010
Messages
531 (0.19/day)
Likes
234
Location
Edmonton, AB, Canada
System Name Project Neverending
Processor i7 8700K
Motherboard Asus Maximus X Hero
Cooling Corsair HX 115i, Corsair ML140 fans
Memory 16 GB Corsair Vengeance Red LED 2666
Video Card(s) (2) MSI GTX 1080 Gaming X
Storage Samsung 950 Pro NVME, 2 Samsung 850 Evo 1TB, 1 Seagate Barracuda 4 TB for backups
Display(s) Acer Predator X34 (3440X1440), Samsung U28D590 (3840X2160)
Case Corsair Air 540
Audio Device(s) Supreme FX X-Fi, Logitech 5.1 speaker system
Power Supply Corsair AX 860i
Mouse Logitech G500
Keyboard Logitech G105
Software Windows 10 Pro
Benchmark Scores 28591 - Fire Strike 14300 - Time Spy Updates coming soon ®
#3
Nope. But I am now. Thanks.