The RAM is an essential part of computers. And there are situations when you need to replace or purchase additional RAM for your PC. In such cases, you must know the details of the RAM installed on your PC. These details include the Make (Manufacturer), Model, Size, Type, Speed, Form Factor, etc. It’s quite easy to check the RAM details in Windows 11 or 10.
There are several ways to check RAM details in Windows. You can easily check basic RAM details in Task Manager, System Properties, etc. But when you need the advanced details about the RAM, you can take help from Command Prompt commands. We have explained the process in detail, so, continue reading till the end.
Get the Details of RAM installed in your Windows PC
So, in this tutorial, we will explain the methods to check the basic as well as advanced RAM details in your Windows 11 or Windows 10 PC. However, the steps are the same for older versions of Windows. So, you can also use these methods on Windows 7 or Windows 8 as well.
Method 1: Check Installed and Usable RAM Size in System Properties
First and foremost, we will explain the simplest method to get the basic RAM details in your Windows PC. We have explained this method for Windows 11, but you can also try this on the older versions of Windows.
So, to check the basic RAM details in your Windows 11 or Windows 10 PC, right-click on This PC icon on the desktop and select Properties.
Alternatively, you can also go to Settings > System > About in Windows 11 or Windows 10. Here, you will see the details of the PC along with RAM or Memory. However, it only shows the installed and usable size of the RAM.
Method 2: Find Basic RAM Details in Task Manager
Besides the System Properties, you can also check basic RAM details in Windows 11 or Windows 10 using the Task Manager. You can also use this method for Windows 7 and 8.
Windows 11: Right-click on the Start button and select the Task Manager from right-click menu.
Windows 10: Right-click on the taskbar and select Task Manager to launch the Task Manager in Windows 10.
After that, select the Memory tab from the left pane. Here, you will see Memory Size, Speed, Form Factor, Slots, etc. details.
Method 3: Check RAM Details using CPU-Z Utility
Besides the native methods explained above, you can also use a third-party utility named CPU-Z by CPUID to check the configuration of your PC. You can use this utility to check the CPU, Motherboard, RAM Graphics, etc. configuration of your PC.
So, to check the RAM details of your Windows 11 or Windows 10 PC, install the CPU-Z utility. After installing, run it and go to the Memory tab to check the RAM details.
CPU-Z will show you RAM type, size, channel, frequency, etc. details but no details about make and model.
Method 4: Check the Advanced RAM Details in Windows 11 or 10 using CMD
All the methods mentioned above provide you just basic details about the RAM installed on your PC. However, if you are willing to get more details like the Make (Manufacturer), Model, Type, Serial number, Part Number, etc., try this method.
In this method, we will the
WMIC command in Command Prompt. The WMIC is a very useful command in Windows. You can also use it to uninstall programs.
So, first, run Command Prompt as administrator. You can search for it on Start and then click Run as administrator.
After that, type the following command to get more details of RAM installed in your Windows 11 or Windows 10 PC.
wmic memorychip list full
As you can see above, you can find Capacity, DeviceLocator, FormFactor, Manufacturer, Model, PartNumber, SerialNumber, Speed, etc. details of your RAM. You can also get the above details in tabular format for simplicity and better viewing.
To get the tabular output, type the following command in CMD and press Enter. Now, you can check all the RAM details in tabular form on your Windows 11 or 10.
wmic memorychip get devicelocator, manufacturer, partnumber, serialnumber, capacity, speed, memorytype, formfactor
As you can see above, MemoryType and FormFactor are displayed as numbers. So, if you wish to know what these numbers mean, check this post from Windows Central.
Check All the RAM Details in your Windows 11 or Windows 10 PC
So, that was our complete guide on how you can easily check the complete details of the RAM installed on your Windows 11 or Windows 10 PC. While basic details are available in System Properties, Task Manager, you can use Command Prompt to get full details.
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