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You are correct, you were talking about RAM, my mistake.
Originally Posted by KoukiFC3S
I agree with the previous poster, Android is quite efficient in terms on RAM management to perform its multitasking functions. As him I have also noticed my Evo (and Epic) running with free RAM numbers below 200 with no problems.
Android memory management automatically closes idle processes and programs when there is need for additional RAM to execute a new request (run a program for example). If you want to "reclaim" some of the RAM in use, you can manually close programs in memmory that you opened and are no longer using. However, be aware that many programs will keep a process idle on memory at all times if it needs to perform some periodic function like sync information, update a widget and others. So even if you close them, they are likely to open and install the process again.
As you, I was quite worried about this memory level when I started on Android - coming from WM, memory was always an issue as it impacted performance in a major way. Overtime and after lots of research I learned more about how this works and discovered there is little penalty for "low RAM" in Android as opposed to WM.