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How to Check the Number of Free RAM Slots Available

Published by Soufiane Sabiri | Categories : Computers - Hardware - Computers - Tips & Tricks - Computers - Windows 10

Do you want to add a new memory bar but you don’t know how many free RAM slots are available?

If you have a laptop it can be troublesome to know how many free memory slots are available without opening your PC.

In this short & easy tutorial you will learn how to determine the number of RAM slots available.

Let’s go!

Find Out How Many Free RAM Slots Using Task Manager

Open the Task Manager using the Ctrl+Shift+Esc shortcut.

Go to the “Performance” tab.

Click on “Memory” on the left side.

Below the graph you will find the number of slots used and the total number.

In my case I have 4 in total with 2 used, 4-2=2 so 2 is the number of free slots.

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Determine the Number of Free Memory Slots Using Speccy

If you are using an older version of Windows you can use Speccy.

You can download Speccy from this official URL:

When you install Speccy, launch it and go to “RAM“.

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In the section Memory slots, you will find the number of Free memory slots without having to open you PC.

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There you have it!

If you have any ideas to share or questions to ask feel free to leave a comment below.

Thanks for sharing and reading.

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Author: Soufiane Sabiri

Soufiane is a young computer scientist and specialist in web design, knows a lot of things in the computer world. This enthusiast enjoys helping people innovate and learn more about the IT world...

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