RAM (Random Access Memory) is one of the most important components of a computer. It stores temporary data that the CPU needs to access quickly for running applications and processes. The more RAM you have, the faster your computer can perform multiple tasks at once.
But how do you know how much RAM you have on your Windows 10/11 PC? And what type and speed of RAM do you need if you want to upgrade it? In this blog post, we will show you how to check RAM size, speed, and type in Windows 10/11 using different methods.
Method 1: Using Task Manager
Task Manager is a built-in tool that lets you monitor and manage various aspects of your system, including CPU, disk, network, and memory usage. You can use Task Manager to check RAM size, speed, and type in Windows 10/11 with these steps:
- Right-click on the Start button and click on Task Manager.
- On Task Manager screen, click on Performance tab > click on Memory in the left pane.
- In the right-pane, you will see the Size (such as 8 GB), Speed (such as 2400 MHz), and Type (such as DDR4) of RAM installed on your computer .
Method 2: Using Command Prompt
Command Prompt is another built-in tool that lets you execute various commands to perform various tasks on your system. You can use Command Prompt to check RAM size, speed, type, manufacturer, part number, serial number, and more with these steps:
- Open Start menu and type cmd. Right-click on Command Prompt from the search results and select Run as administrator.
- In Command Prompt window, type wmic memorychip get devicelocator,capacity,speed,memorytype /format:list and press Enter. This will display a list of information for each memory module installed on your system.
- To check other details such as manufacturer name (manufacturer), part number (partnumber), serial number (serialnumber), etc., you can replace memorytype with any of these parameters in the command above.
Method 3: Using System Information
System Information is another built-in tool that provides detailed information about your system configuration and hardware components. You can use System Information to check RAM size