When your computer is running a bit slowly, how can you tell if getting more memory will help? Â The short answer is that if you have little or no ‘free memory’ or if your ‘page-out’ count is high, then you need more RAM.Â Here’s how to check those two things on any Macintosh running OS X.
It’s very easy to find out how much memory your mac has – just go to the apple menu (top left of your screen) and select About this Mac.
You might have wondered how to get more RAM on your mac. Apple Memory is different to normal PC RAM, Â so if you go to a cheap PC shop or ebay and buy some memory it probably won’t work in your Apple computer.