Gilisoft RAMDisk Alternatives

    Gilisoft RAMDisk is described as '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'. There are more than 10 alternatives to Gilisoft RAMDisk for Windows and Mac. The best alternative is PrimoCache. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try AMD Radeon RAMDisk or Dataram RAMDisk. Other great apps like Gilisoft RAMDisk are Primo Ramdisk (Paid), SoftPerfect RAM Disk (Paid), eBoostr (Paid) and StarWind RAM Disk (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Apr 29, 2017

    1. PrimoCache is a supplementary software caching scheme that cooperates with system memory to provide data caching for disks. It improves system performance by transparently storing data into memory such that future requests for that data can be served faster.
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    2. 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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    3. 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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    4. 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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      • 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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      • Windows
      eBoostr™, working as an alternative solution to ReadyBoost and SuperFetch technologies, implements a different advanced approach to use flash memory to speed up your computer.
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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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    5. "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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