How to Check Video RAM (VRAM) in Windows 11?

What is the VRAM?

VRAM (Video Random Access Memory) is the amount of memory that the graphics card possesses. The computer will start slowing down once there is not enough space for the graphics card to store new frames. At this point, it will need more VRAM to keep up with processing what’s being displayed on your screen, especially while gaming and performing extensive graphics tasks such as creating motion graphics, 3D Modelling, etc.

Your device is running slow, and you’re experiencing FPS drops. Then, you want to inspect the available VRAM on your device and ensure whether or not it’s causing some issues.

This risewindows article will show you how to check VRAM on Windows 11 for any graphics card, including Intel, AMD, and NVIDIA.

How to find out how much Video RAM (VRAM) you have in Windows 11 using the Settings app?

Follow these steps to find out the VRAM on your Windows 11 PC:-

Step 1. You need first to open the Settings app. To do so, press the Windows + I keys from the keyboard.

Step 2. Now, choose the System category from the left sidebar of the Settings window.

Step 3. Then, click on the Display tab that you can find on the right side pane of System.

Step 4. After that, scroll down on the right side pane and select the Advanced display option under the “Related settings” section.

Step 5. Next, on the “Advanced display” settings page, scroll down to the “Device Information” section. Click on the link “Display adapter properties ….” to open the Graphics Properties window.

Step 6. After that, in the Properties dialog, you can view the current video RAM value listed beside the “Dedicated Video Memory” entry.

How to See VRAM in Windows 11 using DirectX Diagnostic Tool (DXDIAG)?

Follow the below-described steps to view VRAM in Windows 11 using DirectX Diagnostic Tool (DXDIAG):-

Step 1. Firstly, press the Windows + R keys combination to open the Windows Run dialog box.

Step 2. Now, in the Run command box, type the following and hit Enter from the keyboard”-


Step 3. Then, the DirectX Diagnostic Tool window will appear. Next, select the Display tab.

Step 4. Finally, under the device section, you’ll find the VRAM next to the ‘Display Memory (VRAM)’ option

That’s it.

Good luck and be safe.!!!

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