Originally Posted by cybmole
what exactly are you expecting the spare RAM to do - calculations, string parsing, data look ups... tell you stories while you wait...
... RAM is just a dumb store, all the conversion WORK has to be done by the CPUs.... Duh!
Yes cybmole is right. This is what CPU bound means. Your CPUs are flat out and using as much RAM as they need. If you want to speed things up you need faster CPUs. Even if you could get them to use more RAM it will not help, because the CPUs are already going as fast as possible.