How to know how much RAM my Windows 11 PC has

Have you bought a PC with Windows 11 and you are not entirely sure of the specifications promised by the manufacturer? Don’t worry, this distrust is normal when buying a computer since many sellers take advantage of the lack of knowledge of the users to sell mid-range equipment for a high price. In particular, they tend to promise us more memory and more processing capacity and then realize that we have been deceived. For this reason, it never hurts to know how much RAM our Windows 11 PC has to avoid this type of practice. That is why below you will learn how to clear up doubts in just a few simple steps.

What is RAM in Windows 11 and what is it for?

RAM is the acronym for Random Access Memory ( in Spanish Random Access Memory ) which can be found in all kinds of devices (from PCs, laptops, tablets and smartphones).

This type of memory differs from storage memory in its incredible speed and the fact that data is only stored temporarily. So the data stored in RAM will be lost once you turn off or restart the device .

The purpose of RAM is to store the processes and tasks of the applications immediately in order to speed up the entire process of the device.

How to Know How Much RAM My PC Has Windows 11 Step by Step 2023

There are many ways to check the RAM in Windows 11 , however one of the easiest is using the Directx diagnostic tool . To access them we will have to use the following key combination:

  • Windows + R.

A window called “Run” will open in which we must do the following:

  1. We write “dxdiag” (without quotes).
  2. We click on “Accept” .

This will open the Directx Diagnostic tool, well, to find out how much RAM I have in Win 11 we must do the following:

  1. We select the “System” tab .
  2. In memory we can know the available RAM , in my case 8192 Mb (8Gb) .

How to Know How Much RAM My PC is Using Easy and Fast 2023

Do you want to know how much RAM your PC with Windows 11 uses in real time ? Well, that is something easy to find out, we just have to open the Task Manager. To access this space we will have to follow these steps:

  1. We place the mouse cursor over the Start button and right click.
  2. We enter “Task Manager” .

Here we will see how much RAM we are using in Windows 11 (in my case 2.4 of 8 Gb).

If you have any questions you can always leave me a comment and don’t forget to share this tutorial with your friends and family through your social networks.