Command to check how much more RAM capacity your computer is compatible with

Typically, the more RAM your computer has, the more programs it can handle simultaneously. However, any computer (desktop or laptop) has the maximum RAM capacity, which is limited by different factors. So, it is necessary for you to know about the maximum RAM capacity of your computer before you upgrade RAM. In this post, we will show you the easiest way to check the maximum RAM capacity of a laptop or desktop.

Step 1: Press Windows + R simultaneously. Then type cmd in search box and press Enter.

Step 2: In Command Prompt window, type wmic memphysical get maxcapacity and press Enter.

Finally, the maximum capacity of RAM is shown on the screen (in kilobytes). Then you can convert kilobytes to gigabytes.

That is the maximum RAM capacity that your computer can support. It is not recommended that you add more RAM to your computer than the maximum amount of RAM. If you add more RAM installed than the maximum, the extra RAM will not be used.