To expand your system’s RAM (Random Access Memory), you need to check the number of memory slots on your Motherboard. Now there are two ways by which you can know the memory slots, i.e., by checking your device documentation online or by opening the computer case.
Now the second may seem quite a task, so here in this risewindows article, we have different ways (such as Task Manager, Command Prompt, or PowerShell) for which you can use to check whether the motherboard still has some slots available or not.
How to Check Available Memory Slots on Windows 11 or 10 using Task Manager?
Use the following steps to check the available memory slots on your laptop or computer:-
Step 1: First, open Task Manager.
Alternatively, use the keyboard’s
Step 2: Next, find the
You can find the Slots used and left on the opposite side. In our computer, out of 8, only two slots are used.
How to Find Available Memory Slots on Windows 11 or 10 through Command Prompt?
Use the following steps to view the available memory slots on Windows 11 or 10 using Command Prompt:-
Step 1: Open Command Prompt to begin.
Step 2: Then, navigate to the following to determine available slots in the motherboard:-
wmic Memphysical get MaxCapacity, MemoryDevices
Step 3: Finally, To view the used memory slots, type the following and press
wmic MemoryChip get BankLabel, DeviceLocator, Capacity
How to Find Available Memory Slots on Windows 11 or 10 by PowerShell?
You can find the available memory slots on Windows 11 or 10 using PowerShell by the following steps:-
Step 1: Firstly, open Windows PowerShell.
Step 2: Next, type the following command and press
Get-WmiObject -Class "Win32_PhysicalMemoryArray"
Step 3: You can confirm the used memory slots by typing the following command:-
Get-WmiObject -Class "Win32_PhysicalMemory" | Format-Table BankLabel
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