2 Methods to Get RAM Details on Windows

2 Methods to Get RAM Details on Windows

Random Access Memory (RAM) is a critical component of the computer, as it temporarily stores data that the CPU is actively using. Whether you're troubleshooting hardware issues, planning an upgrade, or just curious about the system's specifications, knowing how to retrieve RAM details on Windows can be useful. This tutorial provides 2 methods how to get RAM details on Windows.

Method 1 - CMD

Run the following wmic command to receive RAM details, including capacity, device locator, manufacturer, part number, and speed:

wmic memorychip get Capacity,DeviceLocator,Manufacturer,PartNumber,Speed

Here's an example of what the output might look like:

Capacity     DeviceLocator       Manufacturer  PartNumber        Speed
51539607552  Controller0-DIMMA2  G Skill Intl  F5-6400J3239F48G  6400
51539607552  Controller1-DIMMB2  G Skill Intl  F5-6400J3239F48G  6400

Method 2 - PowerShell

To get RAM details using PowerShell, run the following command:

Get-WmiObject Win32_PhysicalMemory | Select Capacity,DeviceLocator,Manufacturer,PartNumber,Speed | FT

The command uses the Get-WmiObject cmdlet to get specific properties of the Win32_PhysicalMemory class.

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