Knowing how much random access memory (RAM) your PC has is important for a number of reasons. First, you want to be sure that you have enough RAM for your needs. Second, you might want to install a specific application that has a specific recommendation for the amount of RAM it needs to run smoothly.
The great thing is that it’s extremely easy to find out how much RAM your PC has without opening the case. Here’s how.
In Windows 10 and 11, finding out how much RAM you need is a simple task that only requires a few simple steps.
Note: The screenshots below are for Windows 11, and while Windows 10 looks different, the steps are the same.
Step 1: open that settings apartment The easiest way is to right click on the window icon and select settings.
Step 2: In which settings application, select system Then scroll down and select above.
Step 3: Below that you will find your installed RAM listed Device Specifications.
MacOS also makes it easy to see how much RAM you have.
Step 1: press the Apple menu and select About this Mac.
Step 2: That overview Tab should be selected by default. The amount of installed RAM is shown next to Storage.
Checking how much RAM your PC has in Chrome OS is a little less easy, but still easy enough.
Step 1: Open the Chrome browser and type “chrome://system” in the search bar. Choose Input.
Step 2: Scroll down to meminfo In the list. Choose Extend Button.
Step 3: The amount of RAM on your PC is listed next to it total memory, in kilobytes (kB). Divide by 1,048,576 to get the amount in gigabytes (GB) not in use by the Chrome OS system, then round up to get the amount of installed RAM. For example, the Chromebook used in this guide shows 16248736 KB. Dividing by 1,048,567 gives 15.59 GB. Round that up to 16GB, which is the amount I already know is installed in the laptop.
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