Why does elements use so much memory?

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Running Windows 7 64-bit, 4 GB Ram. Elements uses between 1.7GB & 3.5GB of RAM. Is there an update/patch to reduce RAM usage?
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That's not much RAM for working with images. Images take up a lot of RAM, and you can load presets (brushes, patterns, styles, tools) that take up a lot of RAM as well.