AR RAM Disk Alternatives

    AR RAM Disk is described as 'freeware RAM Disk driver for Windows NT, Windows 2000 and Windows XP'. There are more than 10 alternatives to AR RAM Disk for Windows and Mac. The best alternative is AMD Radeon RAMDisk, which is free. Other great apps like AR RAM Disk are Primo Ramdisk (Paid), SoftPerfect RAM Disk (Paid), Dataram RAMDisk (Freemium) and StarWind RAM Disk (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Jan 27, 2021

    1. AMD Radeon RAMDisk harnesses the untapped potential of your system's memory to accelerate the loading and processing times of games, Web browsers and software suites.
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    2. Primo Ramdisk is the second generation of VSuite Ramdisk product. It brings new features and improved performance, as well as a friendlier user interface.
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    3. SoftPerfect RAM Disk is a free high-performance RAM disk application that lets you have a disk on your computer entirely stored in its memory.
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      Very smart soution! Works perfect! Like it very much!
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Windows
      RAMDisk creates a virtual RAM drive, or block of memory, which your computer treats as if it were a disk drive. By storing files and programs into memory, you can speed up internet load times and disk-to-disk activities, accelerate databases and reduce compile times.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Windows
      StarWind RAM Disk creates a high-performance virtual disk from RAM, offering a near-perfect solution for test and development scenarios, troubleshooting cases or other niched deployments, where size and data volatility don’t really matter.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      TmpDisk is an Open Source simple RamDisk management tool. RamDisks are disks that use your memory (RAM) to create virtual hard disks on your Mac. RamDisks can be any size, limited only by your total memory and lightning fast. They are also temporary.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      Gavotte Ramdisk is a free software based on Microsoft’s Ramdisk.sys, and later being added a GUI interface by lyh728.

      Discontinued

      Last version, 1.0.4096, was released on November 2008, but it is still downloadable.

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    4. "RAMDisk" for Windows 2000 , XP , Vista , Server 2003 / 2008 / 2008-R2 / 2012 / 2012-R2 , Windows 7 , Windows 8 / Windows 8.1.
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    5. Make RAM Disk is an application that provides an easy way to create, format, and mount a RAM disk in one shot.
    6. The RAM disk bypasses the system hard drive, which is the slowest part of a computer. Freeing your data storage and retrieval from this mechanical disk gives your system an immediate boost.
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