Windows 10 How to find the type of DDR memory


If you need to find out what type of memory you have on your computer, you can do so without opening it. This information is quite useful if you need to upgrade RAM on a laptop or desktop computer.


You need to know what type of memory to buy one.

Below we will look at two easy options available in Windows 10 to find the information you need without installing additional software.

First of all, you can use the built-in Task Manager application to find your DDR type.

Open Task Manager
Click the Details button to see more tabs.
On the Performance tab, click Memory on the left.
In the upper right-hand corner, the application displays the total and type (eg DDR3) of memory installed on your device.

In addition to Task Manager, you can get this information from the command line.

Open a command prompt window as Administrator.
Copy and paste the command:

wmic MemoryChip get BankLabel, Capacity, MemoryType, TypeDetail, Speed, Tag

The command will display the MemoryType column. Match the number with values ​​in the table below. For example, if MemoryType is 24, then it is DDR3

MemoryType valueMemory type
0Unknown
1Other
2DRAM
3Synchronous DRAM
4DRAM cache
5EDO
6Edram
7VRAM
8SRAM
9RAM
10ROM
11Flash
12EEPROM
13FEPROM
14EPROM
15CDRAM
163DRAM
17SDRAM
18SGRAM
19RDRAM
20DDR
21DDR2
22DDR2 FB-DIMM
24DDR3
25FBD2

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