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How to Increase Minecraft RAM on a Windows PC in [Detailed Guide of 2022]

How to Increase Minecraft RAM on a Windows PC in [Detailed Guide of 2022]

 Minecraft's scope may be amazing, especially if you've loaded modifications and texture packs to improve the aesthetics.

How to Increase Minecraft RAM on a Windows PC in [Detailed Guide of 2022]
How to Increase Minecraft RAM on a Windows PC in [Detailed Guide of 2022]

However, the larger and more attractive your "Minecraft" environment, the more RAM it needs to function. And if not enough RAM is allotted to the game, it may load slowly, have stuttering frames, and may even crash.

There is, thankfully, a remedy. There are various methods for allocating extra RAM to "Minecraft", and all of them are pretty easy and uncomplicated.


How to Allocate More RAM to Minecraft Launcher

Before You Begin: Examine the RAM on Your Computer

How to Increase Minecraft RAM on a Windows PC in [Detailed Guide of 2022]
How to Increase Minecraft RAM on a Windows PC in [Detailed Guide of 2022]

  1. Select Settings from the Windows Start menu by right-clicking.
  2. Select System in the settings box.
  3. Navigate to the About area and record the amount of installed RAM under Device specs.


Using the default 'Minecraft' launcher to allocate RAM

If you know "Minecraft", you're certainly familiar with the game's default launcher program, "Minecraft Launcher". Here's how you can use it to reallocate memory.

How to Increase Minecraft RAM on a Windows PC in [Detailed Guide of 2022]
How to Increase Minecraft RAM on a Windows PC in [Detailed Guide of 2022]

  1. Select the "Installations" tab at the top of the Minecraft Launcher.
  2. Scroll your cursor over the "Minecraft" version to which you wish to assign RAM, then click the three dots on the right and choose "Edit".
  3. To see two extra fields, click "More Options" in the lower-right corner of the screen.
  4. There's some code at the start of the "JVM Arguments" field that says "-Xmx2G" or something similar - the "2G" denotes how many gigabytes of RAM "Minecraft" may presently use (in this case, 2GB). Adjust that value to change the amount of RAM allotted. The remainder of the text should be left alone.
  5. To save your changes, use the "Save" button.

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