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How To Identify The Type Of RAM on your PC


RAM Type
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.”

How To Identify The Type Of RAM in Windows 10-

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My Computer is Running Slow, What Can I do?

My computer is running slow

If your computer is running slow it may be time for a little cleanup to help improve your computers performance.  Below are some common reasons your computer is running slow and measures you can take to improve it’s speed.

  1. Your Hard drive is 95% Full – When your hard drive gets to 95 percent, computers can slow down, a lot! Programs, updates, downloads, and temporary files are some of the many things that take space on your drive. Sometimes emptying your recycle bin may be the fastest and easiest solution to recover space. Deep clean your computer of unnecessary files and programs and consider moving files to a cloud storage service. Read More →

Simple tips to keep your computer from overheating

Keep your computer from overheating

Heat can damage your computer and create problems while operating, keep your computer from overheating to keep it running smoothly. Whether it’s your business or home computer, it is important to keep your computer cool at all times.  Your computer contains a lot of parts and most create heat when your computer is on.  The Central Processing Unit (CPU) and the Graphics Card are two of the main parts of computers that create a lot of heat.  Much of the heat created on computers is moved out of the computer’s case by several fans if properly configured.  If the computer is not removing the hot air fast enough, the computer can get overheated and this can cause all sorts of complications.  From slowing down your computer to shutting down for no reason, it can seriously damage your computer in the long-run.  Keeping your computer cool should be a top priority.  Here are a few tips that will help you keep your computer from overheating. Read More →