How to Check Detailed Specifications of Laptop and PC RAM without Applications

27 August 2022

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By using this method, you can find out the specifications without the need to disassemble the Laptop/PC and without using an

If you buy a new laptop or PC, of course, you want to know the specifications of the RAM you are using starting from the brand, type, type, capacity, speed, voltage, chipset, and so on.

One way to find out the specifications of RAM is to look at its physical appearance and read the information listed on the label. In this way, you will get accurate information. However, this method requires you to disassemble the Laptop or PC to read the information.

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By using default utilities such as , System Information, and , you can find out the capacity you are using. But for other information, you can not get.

This time Bardimin will share a way to check Detail Specifications only by using (CMD).

How to check RAM with CMD

To check RAM specifications, open () in . Then type the following command:

cmd wmic memorychip
wmic Memory Chip

The display of information from the command looks messy so that it looks easy for you to read use the following command:

wmic MemoryChip get /format:list​

How to check the number of RAM chips with CMD wmic

The following command is to check the number of chips or RAM slots you are using

wmic MemoryChip get Attributes

attributes = 1 (1 RAM chip)

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attributes = 2 (2 pieces of RAM)

You can also use this command

wmic MemoryChip get BankLabel

Number of rows reported, showing the number of chips you used

Example for 2 pieces of RAM:

wmic 2 keping ram

How to check RAM Manufacturer with CMD wmic

Use the following command to check the RAM manufacturer

wmic MemoryChip get Manufacturer

How to check RAM Capacity with CMD wmic

The following command is to check the RAM capacity you are using

wmic MemoryChip get Capacity

Total physical memory capacity in “ bytes”.

How to check RAM Speed with CMD wmic

To check RAM Speed, use this command

wmic MemoryChip get Speed
wmic MemoryChip get ConfiguredClockSpeed

Speed: Maximum speed of physical memory (MHz).

ConfiguredClockSpeed: The configured clock speed of the memory device, in megahertz (MHz), or 0, if the speed is unknown.

How to check RAM type (DDR, DDR2, DDR3, DDR4) with CMD wmic

The following command checks the type of RAM you are using whether you are using DDR, DDR2, DDR3, or DDR4

wmic MemoryChip get DeviceLocator, MemoryType
wmic ddr

The MemoryType column will display the code as numbers. Here explains the code.

  • 0: Unknown.
  • 1: Other.
  • 2: DRAM.
  • 3: Synchronous DRAM.
  • 4: DRAM .
  • 5: EDO.
  • 6: EDRAM.
  • 7: VRAM.
  • 8: SRAM.
  • 9: RAM.
  • 10: ROMs.
  • 11: Flash.
  • 12: EEPROM.
  • 13: FEPROM.
  • 14: EPROM.
  • 15: CDRAM.
  • 16: 3DRAM.
  • 17: SDRAM.
  • 18: SGRAM.
  • 19: RDRAM.
  • 20: DDR.
  • 21: DDR2.
  • 22: DDR2 FB-DIMM.
  • 24: DDR3.
  • 25: FBD2.
  • 26: DRR4.
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The MemoryType column will display the following code if you are using the RAM type:

  • DDR: 20
  • DDR2: 21
  • DDR3: 24
  • DDR4: 0

How to Check All RAM Specifications with wmic

You can combine all previous commands in one like this.

wmic MemoryChip get Attributes, BankLabel, Manufacturer, Capacity, Speed, ConfiguredClockSpeed, DeviceLocator, MemoryType

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