How Much Ram Does My Computer Support


Enter you computer details on websites or computer applications that deal in measuring Computer RAM. Nowadays there is one or the other software to measure anything under the sun. However when you disclose your details on a free website, your information is no more in the private domain. In addition you might get information more than that you have asked for. They give you information like the configuration of the computer, capacity of the computer and expert opinion about the hardware that be installed.

On the other hand if we put some effort we can analyse the RAM of our computer on our own.

How to measure the RAM of your computer

The RAM of a computer is decided by three main components of computer that includes the Operating System, the Processor and the Motherboard.

How to Check the Operating System?

Windows Operating System

For a Windows computer the easiest way to remember the RAM capacity is that a 32 bit Windows 7&8 Operating Systems can have upto 4 GB, RAM. And a 64bit Operating Systems of Windows 7 and 8 can have upto 8 GB. However a Window 7 Starter can have only 2 GB.

Mac Operating System

Different models of Mac support different amount of RAM . Firstly, find out the numbers from the documentation of Mac. Here are some of the Models and their RAM capacity.

ModelRAM Capacity
27-inch, Late 201332 GB
2009-Late 201216  GB
2006-20094  GB


Linux Operating System

Traditionally a 32 bit Linux installation could handle only upto 4GB. But of late PAE kernel enabled system can handle upto 64 GB of RAM. To know how much RAM your computer can support go to the Terminal and find out the capacity of your computer.

How to know the model of the Model of the Motherboard

Various methods can be used to find out the Model of the Motherboard.

Read the computer documentation

When you read the computer documentation you will find a number of specifications. For instance you will know how much GB of RAM can handle. In addition you can also know how many slots there are to install the RAM.

Open the computer case

If you are uncomfortable in finding the details from the documentation, then you can open the case of the motherboard and note down the details. Provided you must be knowledgeable about how to open and close the case safely. After finding the details you can get more information about the Motherboard model by feeding the information on the internet.

Readymade tools

There are many readymade apps and software where you can give the required details about your computer and get information about the RAM.


Instead of making a mental estimation about how much GB of RAM your computer can handle, visit the website of Intel. On the Intel website provide the details of you computer model and you get accurate information.

How to decide the RAM of your computer?

Finally now you have the details about the GB of RAM of your Processor, Motherboard and Operating System can handle. The average value of the GB the 3 components can handle in the RAM capacity of your computer.

If you any further queries in regard to RAM, please reach us at our TFN 1-800-828-6304. Our technical experts are available 24/7 for your assistance.

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