RAM CPU Taskbar is a cool and light portable freeware utility for windows 7 which helps users to monitor CPU and RAM usage from the taskbar without disturbing anything on it. It is especially useful for those who are conscious about how much resources their PC is utilizing.
The working of this tool is a bit innovative. Instead of showing up data into taskbar, it turns the taskbar into a dynamic visual monitor for RAM utilization & CPU utilization itself. This is done by displaying custom color bands on the taskbar in the background that updates regularly to tell you how much of your system resources are in use. The colors themselves have meaning: Green denotes Normal, followed by Orange for Warning, and then Red which stands for Critical or high RAM usage …”
Setting up this application is easy. It provides separate settings for CPU and RAM notifications. The first option is to select the type of RAM Data to monitor – Physical Memory, Virtual Memory, or Total Memory. CPU usage can also be selected to be viewed or not. By default, it shows RAM and CPU usage from right to left. The developer plans to add support for left and right positioned taskbar and auto-hide taskbar, in the next release.
RAM CPU Taskbar for windows also comes with a warning system which alerts the user about their CPU or RAM resources getting low. The warning and critical level can be changed by moving the slider for both RAM and CPU. As we said above, The colors themselves have meaning: Red means critical, Orange/Yellow means Warning, and Green/Blue means Normal. These colors can also be customized to your taste.
RAM CPU Taskbar takes only 9MB of memory, and doesn’t interfere with the general system usage. It has been tested on all resolutions and works with different taskbar height. The utility is totally free and can be downloaded from this link. Try it now and you will find it’s very interesting!