The amount of Random Access Memory (RAM) in your PC could be the machine’s major bottleneck, and adding more will speed things up.
To find out if you need more RAM you can go to System Information, in case you find you have less than 4 Gb of RAM we recommend to upgrade it.
To upgrade your memory RAM, you need to determine if there are available memory slots. Most PCs have an even number of RAM slots, two or four. To determine how much RAM you can add, need to refer to the motherboard manual, or checking the specifications with the manufacturer.
Other option to determine if you can add memory RAM to your computer is using the Crucial System Scanner. This is a retailer, and they want you to buy your new RAM from them. They’ll give you various upgrade options, with technical details. You have the choice of buying from them, or using that information to shop elsewhere.
If you find that cannot add more memory RAM or it is becoming expensive, we recommend to review our section When to replace your computer.