Boost your Computer like having SSD with RAMDISK

Enjoy a seamless gaming and Web experience without all the waiting. RAMDisk harnesses the untapped potential of your system's memory to deliver lightning-fast reading and writing speed and accelerate the loading and processing times of games, Web browsers and software suites.

Dramatically accelerates the loading and process times of games, software suites and Web browsers and provides faster reading and writing speeds than your hard disk drive or an SSD.

What is a RAM disk? The name says it all: A RAM disk is a virtual hard drive stored in your computer's RAM. Creating a RAM disk requires dedicated software and utilizes a chunk of your system's available memory; though a RAM disk appears as just another drive on your PC, the RAM that you use for the RAM disk is unavailable for general memory tasks.

Why would you want to use memory as a makeshift hard drive? Speed, pure and simple. RAM is insanely fast compared with traditional storage .


  • Random access memory can be a headache if you store important files or programs on your RAM disk.
  • The storage capacity is severely limited in comparison with that of a standard hard drive.
Since RAM disks are volatile, they lose their data every time the PC loses power. Most  License RAM-disk  utilities bypass this problem by including an optional feature that automatically saves the contents of your RAM disk to a hard drive during shutdown, and then reloads the data to the RAM disk during startup. This arrangement works well (unless you suddenly lose power), but it adds considerable length to the PC's startup and shutdown times, especially if you're running a large RAM disk on a traditional hard drive. A 4GB RAM-disk image, for example, takes several minutes to copy to a 7200-rpm hard drive.

If you want to experience Ramdisk download free trial with RAM disk up to 4GB in size.
In some motherboard driver installation disk they have Free Ramdsik included example like Asrock.

Two Free available

Free Trial from AMD with 4GB

Free Trial from DATARAM

How to Create a RAM Disk Basic

 Download and install Dataram's software, and then launch the RAMDisk Configuration Utility. In the main settings screen, select the Unformatted disk-type option and enter a size for the RAM disk in megabytes (1GB equals 1024MB) Save them on shutdown. Note the 4092MB limit in the free version.

Next, go to the Load and Save tab. If you want the software to save your RAM-disk data to a traditional hard drive when you shut down the computer, choose the Save Disk Image on Shutdown option and choose a location for saving the disk image. Likewise, check the Load Disk Image at Startup option and make sure it's pointed to the same location if you want the software to reload your saved data to the RAM disk automatically when you boot the computer.

 After selecting your save/load options, you're good to go. Click Start RAMDisk and install the Dataram driver when prompted . The program will warn you that the image file load failed; don't sweat it. Now you need to format the disk. Select MBR (Master Boot Record)

 Now Create New Volume  Format NTFS open the Start menu, right-click Computer, and select Manage. The Computer Management window will open. In the left pane, click Disk Management in the Storage options. Now, look for the 'Unknown' disk at the bottom of the central window; it should have a black bar next to it, with the size of the RAM disk and the word 'Unallocated' underneath the bar.
selecting Format to bring up a box of options. Leave the allocation capacity as is, change the file system to NTFS, check the Quick Format option, name the volume whatever you like, and click Start.

 Moving Browser Caches to the RAM Disk

Many people use RAM disks to store their temporary Internet files, since a RAM disk's volatile nature wipes the data when the computer shuts down. (Unless you're automatically saving the disk image, of course.) Some users say that storing files on a RAM disk speeds up browsing, too, but I've never noticed a significant performance gain; if nothing else, moving your caches to RAM keeps needless writes off of your SSDs.

Here's a more detailed explanation of how to move the caches of the big three browsers.

Internet Explorer: Microsoft keeps things fairly simple. Go to Tools > Internet Options > General, and then click the Settings button in the Browsing History portion. In the window that pops up, you'll see a Move Folder button in the Temporary Internet Files section. Click it, and then point IE toward a cache folder on your RAM disk.

Firefox: You can't change how Firefox stores its cache without tinkering with the browser's configuration. Type about:config in the address bar, press Enter, and click through the warning. Right-click anywhere on the Preferences list, and then select New String. Enter browser.cache.disk.parent_directory (note the underscore between "parent" and "directory") as the Preference name, and then list the file path to your RAM disk as the string value. (In my case, I would use I:\ as the value.) 

A Cache folder containing Firefox's temporary files will appear in your RAM disk.

Chrome: Since Chrome won't let you change the location of temporary Internet files, you'll have to change the way Windows handles the program. It's not as difficult as it sounds.

Right-click Chrome in the Start menu, and select Properties. In the Target: box, you'll see Chrome's file path, which ends in 'chrome.exe'. Place your cursor at the end of the path, press your keyboard's spacebar once—that's important—and then paste or type the following text at the end of your Target Directory:

--user-data-dir="your folder path"  (myPath is I:\cache )

Replace "your folder path" with the path to a cache folder on your RAM disk, but leave the quotation marks intact. Here's an example of how the full Target box should look afterward:

"C:\Program Files\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe" --disk-cache-dir="I:\cache"

Then try one or more of your games. If that does improve speed (I'm not sure it will), you can try using that profile just for your games, or you can redirect the cache folder of your current profile to the ramdisk. To do the redirect:

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