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My computer has 16GB RAM and 1TB SSD. So I think the swap partition is not really needed.

What's the pros and cons of disabling the swap partition if the RAM is large enough?

Is it recommended to disable the swap partition in such a case?

marked as duplicate by Ramesh, Mat, msw, jasonwryan, Anthon Sep 28 '14 at 17:34

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  • This is not the same question as the one referenced as a duplicate. This question is about not having a swap partition. This is an install time question. The other question is about why the swap partition gets used at runtime even though there's free ram. – black_puppydog Nov 2 '16 at 13:08

Depends on your application, doesn't it? I think you should have some swap space, perhaps even as small as half the RAM size. You don't want your system to choke.

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