Find out what RAM type you have in Linux

Posted by Cypress on Jul 16, 2009 5:17 AM EDT
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To check what RAM memory type yo have installed (and also see other useful information about your system), do a sudo dmidecode. Depending on the version of dmidecode you have installed and the hardware configuration you have, each hardware device will have a certain type number assigned t it. On my machine, the RAM has type 6. So to see what RAM type and speed you have, do a sudo dmidecode –type 6.

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