How to know what kind of RAM my Laptop or PC has – Solution

what kind of ram I have

In this article, I will explain a way to know what kind of RAM you have, if you are reading this is because you are probably wondering what kind of RAM does my PC have? If you have a computer and want to add or change RAM, it is important that you have this information in mind so that you can buy the appropriate RAM for your computer.

For that reason in this article, I will teach you a very simple way to know what kind of RAM your computer has, whether DDR1, DDR2, DDR3 or DDR4.

It is somewhat tedious to have to uncover the CPU to find out that data, for that reason here I will explain how to know your type of RAM without having to uncover the computer.

First download the program called CPU-Z, here the link from the official website to download it. The program currently weighs little.

After downloading this program, you install it and run it as an administrator, then it may take a few moments to load, since the first time you run the program, it may take a few moments to gather information from your computer’s hardware. After the program finishes loading it will show you a lot of information from your computer, go to the tab that says ” Memory ” in the General section, you will see a field called Type which will indicate the type of RAM you have. Here an example image:

what kind of ram I haveIf what you want to know is only the amount of RAM you have you can know in the properties of the computer or running the command dxdiag on your computer.


As you can see it also tells you the amount of RAM you have and other important information especially about the processor. Any questions leave them in the comments and I will try to help you as much as possible.