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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' and is an app. There are more than 10 alternatives to Gilisoft RAMDisk for Windows, Mac and Linux. 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, SoftPerfect RAM Disk, eBoostr and Gavotte Ramdisk.

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  • Windows

The RAM disk bypasses the system hard drive, which is the slowest part of a computer. Freeing your data storage and...

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  1. PrimoCache icon


    • Windows

    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.

  2. AMD Radeon RAMDisk icon

    AMD Radeon RAMDisk

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    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.


  3. Primo Ramdisk icon

    Primo Ramdisk

    • Windows

    Primo Ramdisk is the second generation of VSuite Ramdisk product. It brings new features and improved performance, as well as a friendlier user interface.

    Ramdisk Edition Comparison Chart
  4. Dataram RAMDisk icon

    Dataram RAMDisk

    • 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.

    RamDisk Settings
  5. SoftPerfect RAM Disk icon

    SoftPerfect RAM Disk

    • Windows

    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.

    The main window

  6. eBoostr icon


    • 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.

    Control Panel
  7. Gavotte Ramdisk icon

    Gavotte Ramdisk

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Gavotte Ramdisk is a free software based on Microsoft’s Ramdisk.sys, and later being added a GUI interface by lyh728.


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

    Install RAMDisk
  8. WinRamTech RAMDrive Enterprise icon

    WinRamTech RAMDrive Enterprise

    • Windows

    "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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  9. StarWind RAM Disk icon

    StarWind RAM Disk

    • 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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  10. m/prefetch

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    m/prefetch utilize system built-in RAM cache feature to accelerate software open speed, by read user defined files on background every a period of time.

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