RAM disk is a block of main memory formatted as a disk drive. As for random-access memory is the fastest one in the computer, a RAM disk allows you to achieve the best performance increasing the reading and writing speed.
To create a RAM disk, click the relevant icon on the main window. You will get the following dialogue:
- Check Mount to folder option and choose an app for which you are going to store the cache files. If you want to create a RAM disk for other purposes, do not check it and go to the next step.
- Choose the name for the RAM disk.
- Check the size of a disk. Please do not choose the value bigger than the recommended one.
- Click Save button.
After a few seconds, the RAM disk will be created and mounted. In an example above, we created a RAM disk for browser cache that helps speed up the browsing.