How to Check RAM Type, Size and Speed in Windows 7

If you add more ram or sometimes your RAM doesn’t work properly. Then you need to change your RAM. But if you want to change your RAM then you need to know about your RAM type and size. In this article, I will show you 5 easy method to check RAM type, size and speed in Windows 7.

Check Ram Type in Windows 7 Using the Search Bar

1. Tap the start button. Type the search box ram and select the “Show how much RAM is on this computer” link from the search result.

2. A new dialog box will open with your computer system information. Here you will find your computer RAM size.

Check RAM Type From the My Computer

1. Press on the start button. Right-click the Computer menu and select the Properties option.

2. You will find how much RAM is installed and available in your computer.

Check RAM Size from the Control Panel

1. Go to the start button and select the Control Panel menu.

2. Click in front of View by the down-arrow icon and choose the Large icons option.

  • Scroll-down below of the page to find out System option and select the System with computer icon.

A new page will open with your RAM size in Windows 7.

Find How Much RAM is Installed, Used and Available in Windows 7

1. Press and hold down the Ctrl + Alt and press the Delete button from your keyboard.

2. You will see few potions then select the Start Task Manager option with next arrow icon to open task manager in Windows 7.

3. Select the Performance tab from the Windows task manager window.

Into the Physical Memory section, you will find your computer RAM total memory, cached memory, available memory, and free memory.

How to Check RAM Type and RAM Speed on Windows 7

1. Tap the start button. Type the cmd into the search bar and hit the Enter button to open command prompt window in Windows 7.

2. Type the “wmic MEMORYCHIP get BankLabel, DeviceLocator, Capacity, Speed” command into the CMD window to get your RAM memory and speed.

  • Press the Enter button.

3. You will see three columns on this window.

  • BankLabel columns will tell you which number slots the RAM chips are installed on a computer.
  • Capacity columns will tell you that how much bytes on your RAM memory.
  • DeviceLocator will tell you which slots the RAM are installed on PC.

4. You can also know your RAM memory type and type details. Input the following command into the command prompt window. “wmic MEMORYCHIP get BankLabel, DeviceLocator, MemoryType, TypeDetail, Capacity, Speed”.

5. MemoryType tells you the type of your memory. In case your memory type show 24 which means you are using DDR 3 ram.

If TypeDetail show 128 it means your RAM TypeDetail is synchronous.

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