If your computer is running slow one of the easiest and most common upgrades you’ll hear of is updating your RAM. Here’s how to identify the type of RAM on your PC or Mac. This guide has information for Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10 and Mac
How To Identify The Type Of RAM in Windows 7 and Windows 8-
1. Press ‘Windows-W’ to open the Settings page of the Search charm.
2. Type Task Manager into the search box and select the ‘View System Resource Usage in Task Manager’ search result. The Task Manager opens.
3. Click the ‘Performance’ tab, and then select the ‘Memory’ side tab.
4. Check the upper-right side of the Task Manager window to see the type of RAM installed on your computer. Different types of RAM include DDR SDRAM, DDR2 SDRAM and DDR3 SDRAM. However, the Windows 8 Task Manager omits the “SDRAM” part, and simply displays RAM type as “DDR,” “DDR2” or “DDR3.”