In our previous article, we have provided detailed information about what RAMDisk is and what it does. In this article, we will examine ImDisk Virtual Disk Toolkit, a free RAMDisk creation software.
How to Create RAMDisk using ImDisk
You must use RAMDisk software to allocate an HDD space on your computer’s RAM hardware. Programs built on RAMDisk run much faster. If you want to build RAMDisk on your computer, we recommend using this program.
As an alternative to the ImDisk Virtual Disk Tool, you can use the Dataram software, but it is a paid program, giving you the option to create only 1 GB RAMDisk.
To use ImDisk software, first, download the program by clicking the button below.
How to Install and Use ImDisk
After downloading the software to your computer, extract the stable file to the folder. Then follow the steps below to install and use it on Windows 10, respectively.
After running the ImDisk installation file as an administrator, select the location where the program will install, and then click Next.
After completing the installation, click OK.
Run the program by double-clicking the shortcut on your desktop.
From the menu, click File.
Click on Mount new virtual disk.
After the Mount New Virtual Disk settings open, you must set a value based on the RAM capacity of your computer to create a new virtual space on your Windows 10 operating system. For example; You can create 4 GB or 6 GB RAMDisk space on a computer with 8 GB of RAM.
Type the value of the RAMDisk space you want to create in the Size of the virtual disk and select the Gigabytes option.
In the Image file access area, select Create a virtual disk in physical memory. Then, click OK.
You have successfully created a new RAMDisk on Windows 10!
After you create it, you must format the drive. After checking the its drive letter, format the disk as follows.
After you click My Computer, you can see that the RAMDisk you created is now available.
RAMDisk Speed Test
You can use Crystal Disk Mark to test the write and read speeds of RAMDisk that you create using ImDisk.
After downloading Crystal Disk Mark to your computer, you can test your RAMDisk’s write and read speeds as shown in the image below and check that it is faster than SSD Disks.
Creating Virtual Memory on RAM ⇒ Video
To build free RAMDisk on your Windows 10 computer, you need to install Virtual Disk Toolkit. You can watch the video below to install and use the program and also subscribe to our YouTube channel to support us.
In this article, we have created a new RAMDisk using ImDisk on Windows 10. If you want to delete/remove the virtual space you created, you can do this with this program. Thanks for following us!
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