What Computer Do I Have

It is always wise to know about your computer, such as your PC specifications, so that you can understand which applications and software will be supported on your computer. This article has all the answers to your question  ‘What computer do I have’. So, have a read.

Check system specifications on Windows to know what computer Do I have

There are several ways to do that. We’ve mentioned the easiest ways below:

  1. Using System Information

System information is a great utility that Windows users can use to check all the details about the system. Follow the steps below to learn about your computer by using this utility.

  • Press the Windows+R keys together to open the run menu option.
  • Now, type msinfo32.exe and press enter.
  • The system information window will now open. Go to the right panel and click on system summary.
  • You can see all your system information, such as your OS, system manufacturer, processor, BIOS version, motherboard manufacturer, etc. on the left panel
  1. Using Command Prompt

You can also use your command prompt to learn about the specifications of your system. Here are the steps for that:

  • First, press Windows + R key simultaneously to open Run
  • Now, type cmd and press Enter.
  • Once the command prompt is open, type system info followed by pressing the enter key
  • Here, you can see all your system details
  1. From Computer Properties

You can know about your system specifications from computer properties as well. Follow the steps for that:

  • First, open your file explorer from the taskbar, or you can open it from the start menu option.
  • Go to the left panel and right-click on the This PC option
  • Click on properties
  • Here you will find the option of device specification, under which you can see your device information.
  1. Using DirectX Diagnostic Tool

You can also use the DirectX Diagnostic or the DxDiag tool, which is a troubleshooting tool. This tool will allow you to know all your system specifications. Follow the steps below to know your system details by using this tool.

  • First, open Run.
  • Now, type dxdiag followed by pressing the enter key to open DirectX Diagnostic Tool.
  • Go to the system tab where you can get all information about your computer.
  • You can also switch to the display tab, where you will get details about your integrated graphics, display drivers, total VRAM, etc.

Note- If your system has a dedicated graphics card, you can also see the display 2 tab.

  • You can also go to the sound and input tab, where you can see the information about your sound output and system input devices.

Information about specific components

If you need to know detailed information about any specific component of your PC, such as your GPU specifications or RAM specification, here we have mentioned how you can find out that:

RAM Specification

If you wish to know about your RAM size and speed, follow the steps below.

  • First, press Ctrl + Alt + Del and select Task Manager to open it.
  • After that, click on the more details option if you can only see current applications on the task manager.
  • Now, head to the performance tab and select the memory option on the left panel.
  • Now, go to the right panel to see all the details about your computer’s RAM, including the total RAM, the RAM in use, speed, number of slots, etc.

CPU Details

Just like the RAM, having enough information about your computer’s CPU is also important. Follow the below steps to know that:

  • First, open the task manager and then go to the performance tab.
  • Now, on the left panel, click on the CPU option.
  • On the right panel, you can see information about your CPU, such as number of cores, your clock speed, number of logical processors, available cache memory, etc.

GPU Details

There are two ways to know about your GPU details, one is through the device manager, and another one is through the task manager.

Know about your GPU through the device manager

  • First, press Windows + X and click on the device manager option.
  • Expand your device adopted where you can see the drivers for your GPU.
  • If you have a dedicated GPU, you will be able to see two drivers that are operating your GPUs.

Know about your GPU using Task Manager

  • First, open the task manager and then go to the performance tab.
  • Go to the left panel, where you can see either GPU 0, GPU 1, or both.
  • If you see both of them in that sector, it means that your computer has both integrated and dedicated GPU.
  • Here you can see all the details about your GPU.

Storage Details

Sometimes, in the ‘This PC’ option, partitions get hidden, and that’s why you can use disk management to know about your actual storage details. Follow the below steps to learn about your storage.

  • First, press the Windows + R key together to open Run.
  • Now, type diskmgmt.msc and press Enter to open the Disk management.
  • In this section, you will see all your disk partitions, hidden partitions, and all the other information about your disk space.

Monitor Information

Want to know detailed information about your monitor? Follow the below steps for that:

  • First, press the Windows + I key simultaneously to open Settings.
  • Now, go to the system option and from there, go to display.
  • Go to the advanced display option to see your display information in detail.

How to Check My Laptop Model?

If you have Windows, you can use system information to know details about your laptop, such as the exact model name. Here are the steps for that:

  • Launch Run and type cmd to open the command prompt.
  • Type wmic csproduct get name, and press Enter.
  • You’ll be able to see your laptop’s model name and other basic information here.

Experiencing difficulties with your Device, check out our “How To” page on how to resolve some of these issue.


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