Where can I find How Much RAM is Currently Being Used?

If you want to find out how much ram is currently being used by Windows and other programs then this guide will help you step by step on how to find out. There are different kinds of way to see how much RAM you are currently using in Windows. However we will focus on one method in this guide, the easiest method and it does the job very well. If you really want to analyze what processes are using how much RAM and what the applications are doing with the RAM then use SysInternal Tools to find out. Anyhow, in this guide we will show you an easy method of finding out, let’s begin.

Where can I find How Much RAM is Currently Being Used?

1. First right-click an empty location on your taskbar (If you have a touchscreen enabled device then press and hold the task bar) then choose Task Manager. (You can also use CTRL+SHIFT+ESC to open Task Manager)

Task Manager

2. Then once Task Manager has started open the Performance tab

3. You will now see all kind of information, simply click on Memory on the left side.

4. You can now see how much RAM is currently in use.



how much ram is currently being used
how much ram is currently being used



The amount of RAM in use is not a static number, it changes almost every second, let’s be more precise, it changes every millisecond. Therefor finding out the amount of RAM that is being used is not all that helpful, it only gives you an indication if you have enough RAM for all your applications or that you should consider adding more.

I hope this guide has successfully answered the question Where can I find How Much RAM is Currently Being Used?. If you have any more questions then feel free to visit our forums to get personal help.

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Yuri specializes in troubleshooting (crash analysis and devices), system resource utilisation and system performance. He is also very interested in Customer Security. Yuri can be found as Windows Community Moderator and Wiki Author on Microsoft Answers and is active on different communities all across the web.

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