Check how much RAM/Memory your system supports ?

Are you not confirmed as: What amount of maximum RAM or memory your system supports ? It is always a good idea to check your PC’s memory capacity before buying a new RAM.

To check your motherboard’s RAM/memory capacity, Download SIW which is a small and portable tool. Run it and open the Memory option under Hardware category.

check your system RAM capacity

Now you will see the Maximum capacity and Memory slots of your motherboard. It also shows information about the memory slots which are in use.

To add more RAM, just see what amount of RAM you can use. Also make sure if your motherboard supports DDR or DDR2 RAM, which can be known by checking Memory type of currently used RAM.

Hope you liked this simple way of checking your PC’s memory capacity.


Mayur Agarwal is the founder and editor-in-chief of WebTrickz. As a Technology enthusiast and an Internet addict, he loves sharing useful How To’s and Tips & Tricks. Follow him @mayurjango on Twitter.

5 Responses

  1. Like it says:

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  2. somme guy says:

    where it says maximum capacity does it mean per slot?

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  1. June 11, 2010

    […] 7. Add RAM – Determine what kind of RAM your computer needs and buy more. Adding more RAM gives the computer more room to store files in active memory, reducing hard drive disk access, which is slow in comparison. Buy at least 2 GB. More RAM is always better. Check how much RAM/Memory your system supports ? […]

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