Advice 1: How to find out type of RAM

The user computer may be a need to increase the RAM size. Required to comply with a condition of compatibility with already installed modules. They come in different type and clock frequency. The proposed manual will tell you how to determine the type of RAM that is installed and operates successfully. Consider this for the Windows operating system and the CPU-Z – it's very common in the Network has small size and is free.
Memory modules
You will need
  • Operating system of Windows family;
  • Connecting to the Internet;
  • A web browser;
Connect to Internet regular way, which it provided to your Windows system.
Start a browser and input prompt ' enter, then press Enter. Youíll see the program website CPU-Z. on the right column of the new page, find the version of the program with the word "setup". It is located right under "Download latest release". Click the first option download the English version of the program. After the download completes, run the downloaded file and follow the installation instructions.
On the Desktop will appear a shortcut to run the program. Start it. This will open the main program window, which contains several informational sections. Switching between them organized in tabs. Immediately after start the program displays the first tab, CPU.
The program window CPU-Z
Switch to the Memory tab by clicking on it with the left button of "mouse". Displays two sections of information about the parameters of RAM installed on your computer:

- General (Basic data) and

- Timings (physical organization) timings, signal time delays of chip RAM, and the operating frequency (DRAM Frequency) at which the chips operate.
In General, next to Type, and will be of interest to us the type parameter RAM. It could be DDR, DDR2, DDR3 or DDR4. For more information you can go to the next tab – SPD, clicking on it with the left button of "mouse". Here you can find information separately for each strip memory if has more than one. To do this, use the drop-down menu Memory Slot Selection.
The CPU-z Tab
If you add new modules to comply with the principle of similarity with the already established, the functioning of the computer is likely to lose its stability. It is not excluded that he will refuse to turn on.
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This information will be enough to sort out the requirements for adding memory. Or provide this information to the sellers of computer components, and they'll choose the memory modules compatible with your computer.

Advice 2 : How to know the RAM size

Memory is one of the most important elements of the computer. It stores data needed for operating system and applications. Knowing ways to determine the size of the operational memory, you can better assess the capabilities of your computer. To know the size of the main memory in several ways.
How to know the RAM size
Then right-click the icon "My computer" and select in menu line "Properties". In the window that appears will be given basic information about the system, including specified volume of operative memory.
Vypolnite the following sequence: Start –> All programs –> Accessories –> Command prompt.
In the opened window write systeminfo without quotes and press Enter. Appear all information about your computer, including data about the used operational memory.
Perform the following sequence of actions: Start –> Run, in the dialog box type dxdiag without the quotation marks. If you are prompted about allowing the collection of information, click "Yes". This window shows the data on the system.
For information about the RAM memory you can use a specialized program that collects all the information about your computer. An example can be the program "Everest" or "Aida". In order to know the size of the operational memory using Everest, start the program, select the tab "Computer – summary information". In the opened window will contain all the necessary information. When using the Aida procedure is the same.
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