DIMM Slots

WMI is a safe and powerful window to Windows. If so it will e-mail results to memconf maintainer. Crucial has a scanner If you built the PC yourself and still have the motherboard manual handy, take a quick look at it to see exactly what type of RAM you have and in what configuration it needs be installed. In Windows 10, on the performance tab, under memory in task manager, it says "Slots used: Post Your Answer Discard By clicking "Post Your Answer", you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of service , privacy policy and cookie policy , and that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. I don't have physical access, only RD.

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MaxCapacity MemoryDevices 2. AndyH 2 2. This should be the right answer What units is the MaxCapacity in? What about PowerShell, Let's check this out: Andrew Nguyen 2 2. Just look at this, does not get any more clear: Danilo Piazzalunga 4 I know this is an old post but I needed to see what memory was installed on my server and what slots were open.

I don't have physical access, only RD. I like and use Speccy a lot but it was not able to tell me the slots used vs open on this particular server. Belarc Adv did that for me. Between BA and SIW below which also was helpful for the details on the exact memory currently installed I have a handle on what I need. Not only does it show number of memory slots, it shows what's in them, the maximum capacity, the manufacturer, part number, voltage etc etc That's just the tip of the iceberg - you can find out software licence keys Windows, Office and others , certain passwords, CPU information, laptop battery wear, hard drive temperatures, the list is endless!

SharpC 2 6. SIW trial was helpful for the details on the exact memory currently installed including model, Serial, Capacity, speed, etc all crucial details when ordering more ram.

It didn't indicate empty slots however maybe due to trial status. For that information Belarc Advisor above was good: Now I know that I can get n-2 more ram for this machine. In the new window that appears, click Memory in the list on the left. It will show you the number of slots and what's in each one.

In the below screenshot, there is one empty bank. If none of yours say empty, you've got something in every slot. Note that if you have an older version of OS X than Lion, you won't have the visual representation. That should give you detailed information about your RAM. By clicking "Post Your Answer", you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of service , privacy policy and cookie policy , and that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies.

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In Windows 10, on the performance tab, under memory in task manager, it says "Slots used: I was wondering if this is reliable. Searching my laptop online suggests that it only has one slot. Is it worth buying an extra stick of RAM or should I open it up first to check? Without knowing the specific model of laptop that you have, this is not possible to answer authoritatively.

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