How to Find Your Available VRAM on Windows 10?


You should know how to check your VRAM on Windows 10, whether using one of the best or cheap gaming laptops. Knowing how much VRAM (Video RAM) you have is essential, especially when you play top-tier games like Resident Evil Village or Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, and Call of Duty, or if you want to perform specific GPU-intensive tasks like 3D modeling. You can always Google your GPU to find your VRAM, but that can be an issue if you do not know what GPU you have.

What is VRAM (Video RAM)?

VRAM (Video RAM) is a specific type of RAM (Random Access Memory) that is used in graphics processing units (GPUs) for expensive computers. It has its advantage if your computer has its own dedicated graphics cards. VRAM is separate from the physical RAM, reserved for memory functions about Display and graphics. Different graphics cards have different amounts of VRAM. So, the more VRAM a graphics card has, the better it is since more VRAM means a graphics card can handle more graphic and display operations simultaneously.

Moreover, on Windows 10, users can quickly check how much VRAM they have on their computer using the settings app and DxDiag. This risewindows article will elaborate on preventing the VRAM with both methods.

How to Check VRAM using Windows 10 Settings?

Follow the below-mentioned steps to find out how much VRAM is on your Windows 10 system:-

Step 1. You need to open Windows settings.

Step 2. After that, click on the System icon.

Settings-2B-2BSystem (2)Step 3. Then, select Display from the left sidebar.

Settings-System-Display-Advanced-display-settings-1024x735Step 4. Next, scroll down in the right sidebar to find the “Multiple displays” section. Then, click on the link Advanced display settings.

Step 5. On the next screen, click Display adapter properties for Display 1 or the adapter you want to view.

Settings-Display-adapter-properties-for-Display-1-1024x735Step 6. Now, navigate to the Adaptor tab from the window. Your video card’s VRAM and specifications will display next to “Dedicated Video Memory.”

Dedicated-Video-MemoryHow to View VRAM through DxDiag?

DxDiag is a lesser-known feature of Windows where you can find your Computer’s specifications, including the video card. Follow the steps to use this tool:-

Step 1. You need to press and hold the Windows + R keys together to open the Run dialog box.

Step 2. After that, type DxDiag in the Run dialog box and press the Enter key on the keyboard.

dxdiag-in-RunStep 3. When DirectX Diagnostic Tool opens, go to the Display tab.

DirectX-Diagnostic-ToolStep 4. Now, underneath the Device section, you will see all the amount of Display Memory (VRAM) of the graphics card on your computer.

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