Note: This article is based on Hyper-V 2.0, and might not apply to Hyper-V 3.0 (Server 2012)


Startup RAM

  • Default: 512 MB
  • Minimum: 8 MB
  • Step: 2 MB

Hyper-V Manager: Startup RAM

Figure 1. Hyper-V Manager: Startup RAM

SCVMM 2008 R2 SP1: Startup memory

Figure 2. SCVMM 2008 R2 SP1: Startup memory

Maximum RAM

  • Default: 65536 MB (64 GB)
  • Maximum: 65536 MB (64 GB)
  • Step: 2 MB

Hyper-V Manager: Maximum RAM

Figure 3. Hyper-V Manager: Maximum RAM

SCVMM 2008 R2 SP1: Maximum memory

Figure 4. SCVMM 2008 R2 SP1: Maximum memory

Memory buffer

  • Default: 20%
  • Minimum: 5%
  • Maximum: 2000%
  • Step: 1%

Hyper-V Manager: Memory buffer

Figure 7. Hyper-V Manager: Memory buffer

SCVMM 2008 R2 SP1: Memory buffer

Figure 8. SCVMM 2008 R2 SP1: Memory buffer

Memory weight

  • Default: 5000
  • Minimum: 0
  • Maximum: 10000
  • Step: 1250 (in Hyper-V Manager)
  • Step: 1 (in SCVMM 2008 R2 SP1 - Custom mode)

Hyper-V Manager: Memory weight

Figure 5. Hyper-V Manager: Memory weight

SCVMM 2008 R2 SP1: Priority

Figure 6. SCVMM 2008 R2 SP1: Priority

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