How to Find your System Memory Size, Type, Speed, and Slot in Windows 11

This post describes steps you can take to view or find your system Memory (RAM) size, type speed and slot number in Windows 11.

Your System memory is typically referred to as RAM, which stands for Random Access Memory. It is a location temporarily used to store data and instructions for use by your device’s central processing unit (CPU).

Sometimes you may want to know the size, type, speed and slot number of your device’s RAM installed. For example, to install Windows 11, your device must meet Windows 11 requirements.

When you need to know if your device supports Windows 11, you can use the steps below to find out your device installed RAM.

How to find out system RAM size, speed, type and slot in Windows 11

As mentioned above, users can use Windows’ tools to find and discovery their system memory size, speed, type and slot mumber.

Below is how to do that in Windows 11.

Find system memory details from Settings app.

A quick place to find details about your system memory is using Windows Settings app. There you’ll find the size of your device’s memory currently installed.

To do that, first, go to Start and launch Windows Settings app.

Windows 11 has a centralized location for majority of its settings. From system configurations to creating new users and updating Windows, all can be done from its Settings app.

To get to System Settings, you can use the Windows key + i shortcut or click on Start ==> Settings as shown in the image below:

windows 11 start menu settings updated

Alternatively, you can use the search box on the taskbar and search for Settings. Then select to open it.

Windows Settings pane should look similar to the image below. On Windows Settings app, click the System on the left, then select the About tile on the right pane as highlighted in the image below.

From the About settings pane, you should be able to see the size of the installed system memory.

View system memory from Task Manager.

Another location to look to find details about your device’s system memory is to use the Task Manager app.

Click Start and search for Task Manager. Then select and launch the Task Manager app.

Once Task Manager opens, select the Performance tab, and click on Memory to view details.

Under Memory, you should see available, committed, in use system memory, as well as speed, type, slots used and more.

View system memory using System Information

Yet another place to look for details about your system memory is to use the System Information app in Windows.

To do that, click the Start button and search for System Information. Once the System Information apps opens, select the System Summary and locate the memory section to view details about your system.

Using Windows Terminal with PowerShell, run the commands below to find your device’s memory details.

Get-WmiObject Win32_PhysicalMemory

Or run the commands below to limit the details to display.

Get-WmiObject Win32_PhysicalMemory | Format-Table Capacity, Manufacturer, FormFactor, Banklabel, Configuredclockspeed, Speed, Devicelocator, Serialnumber -AutoSize

That should do it!


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