The RAM influence the speed with which operations are carried out in your system. If your system has little RAM, your Mac will perform tasks slowly. Fortunately, you can customize the RAM when buying a new mac. You can easily check the RAM of your system from “About This Mac”.
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In this guide, we will show you how to check the RAM of your mac.
How to Check How Much RAM is in your Mac
Here’s how you can check your mac’s RAM:
First, click on the “Apple” icon on the top-left corner of the screen. From the drop-down menu, select the “About This Mac” option.
From the pop-up window, click on the “Memory” tab.
Here, you will find a detailed look at the RAM in your Mac. The blue box on the upper-left corner of the pop-up window shows the total amount of RAM installed.
Below that, you will find the different slots on your Mac and the size of RAM each module has. This page also shows which type of memory modules your Mac uses. i.e. the image below displays that Mac uses “1600 MHz DDR3” memory modules.
If you want to increase your RAM, click on “Memory Upgrade Instructions” which will take you to the webpage where Apple explains what exactly you need to do to upgrade it.
Close the “About This Mac” window after you are done gaining knowledge about your mac’s RAM.