How to Check Used and Free RAM Slots in Windows 10

How to Check Used and Free RAM Slots in Windows 10

Want to check the Empty RAM slot in Windows? Look at the best method for checking used & empty RAM slots on a computer.

Because of software that demands memory such as Google Chrome, Photoshop, Adobe Premiere Pro, etc., we are starting to feel the need for additional RAM. Installing RAM on the motherboard is easy, what if your motherboard does not have an additional slot for RAM? So, if you plan to upgrade your computer, then you need to know the number of RAM slots available on the motherboard.

By understanding the number of RAM slots available on the motherboard, you can quickly determine whether you can add more RAM sticks or buy a new motherboard. Although you can open your computer’s case or check your documentation to verify the total RAM slots, you can also confirm the total number of slots supported on your motherboard through Task Manager.

So, in this article, we will share work methods that will help you check the available RAM slots on your motherboard. To check RAM slots, users need to use Windows 10’s default Task Manager.

Check for Used & Free RAM Slots in Windows 10

It should be noted that there are many third-party tools available to check RAM slots, but most of the software contains malware which can damage your system files. So, let’s check the steps to find out quickly whether your PC has a memory slot left.

Step 1. First, open the Start Menu and look for Task Manager.


Step 2. Open Task Manager from the list. You can also open the Task Manager by pressing CTRL + ALT + Delete.

Step 3. Now in Task Manager, you need to move to the ‘Performance‘ tab.


Step 4. Now under the Performance tab, select ‘Memory


Step 5. Now in the right panel, check ‘Slots Used‘. On my computer, it shows 1/2. That means I can add additional memory sticks.


That’s it, you’re done! This is how you can quickly determine the available memory slot on the motherboard on Windows 10.

So, this article is all about checking the RAM slot that is used and is empty on a Windows 10 computer. I hope this article helped you! Also share with your friends.

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