How To Find Out If Your Laptop Uses DDR3 Or DDR4 RAM?
When planning to upgrade your computer system with more RAM, you do some research to find and analyze which company's RAM is the best and from where should you buy the same at the best rates and probably with some discounts.😜
While all such research is important and no matter what, any person would and should do it, there is one more point that becomes important and an answer to which may sometimes get tricky to obtain, and that is to find out how much your laptop can actually support the RAM capacity.
At the same time, it is also important to find out how many RAM slots are available on your laptop and lastly if your laptop supports DDR3 or DDR4 RAM.
You need to be able to find these basic details for your computer system to make sure that your purchase of new RAM does not go to waste.
So today I'll show you how to check the maximum RAM capacity for your laptop via command prompt, and about the number of available RAM slots and the type of RAM your laptop supports via task manager. So let's begin.
How To Check The RAM Capacity Of Laptop
- Press WINDOWS + R buttons to open up the Run window and type cmd
- Once the command prompt open, simply type in wmic memphysical get maxcapacity and hit enter
- You'll see the result mentioning the amount of RAM your laptop can handle in kilobytes
If you want you can open your web browser and simply convert the kilobytes to gigabytes for the confirmation
How To Check RAM Type And RAM Slots In Laptop
- Press WINDOWS + SHIFT + ESC buttons to open the task manager in Windows 10
- Click on the Performance tab
- Click on the Memory section
- Here you can see the total number of RAM slots available on your laptop
- You can also see the type of RAM your laptop supports
So did you find this tutorial helpful? You can let me know about the same in the comments section below. Also, if you are facing any other issues related to computers, you are free to share that below and I'll make sure to help you out as soon as possible.