Why does my wired RAM Increase?

Why does my wired RAM Increase? Topic: Why does my wired RAM Increase?
June 23, 2019 / By Tylor

Question: I have a late 2009 Apple MacBook with 2 GB of RAM and a 2.26 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo. For some reason my wired RAM increases and currently takes up half the pie graph showing my RAM data (this comes from an application I bought from the Mac AppStore). Only a little of my RAM is being used at the moment (the only application I have open is Google Chrome) and the rest is inactive and free. Another interesting part of this is that my wired RAM increases as I play Minecraft. Eventually it takes up about 90% of the little pie graph (2.8 GB!). If I open Google Chrome to search something or check FaceBook, Google Chrome is initially a little laggy starting up but gets better. My wired RAM does not increase, but still takes up about half of my RAM when I am using Google Chrome, iTunes, or Microsoft Office 2008. etcetera. So my real question is: Is this a bug in my little pie graph application, which is called MemoryFreer, a bug in Minecraft 1.8, or a small issue with Mac OS X Lion (10.7.1)? So far it has not significantly affected the performance of my Mac, but I know that the issue is most likely not normal.

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