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How to check computer specs in windows 11

How to check computer specs in Windows 11, as well as the hardware specifications of the computer you want to buy, whether new, used, or refurbished.

Do you know how much RAM, storage, processor, graphics processing unit, and other primary components on your computer are?

Below are the procedures for Windows 11’s Check Computer Specs feature.

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Check Windows 10’s Hardware Specifications.

You need to be aware of how to check the hardware specifications of the computer you want to purchase, whether it is new, used, or refurbished.

Similar to this, you will discover the necessity to check your computer’s RAM, processor speed, and GPU type if you attempt to install AutoCAD, Photoshop, or other resource-intensive apps.

Additionally, understanding the hardware specifications of a computer might be helpful when deciding whether to buy a new computer or upgrade the hardware specifications on your current computer.

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1. How to Check the Computer’s RAM

The steps listed below will help you determine your computer’s RAM (Ramdom Access Memory) capacity.

  1. Open Settings, then select the System tab.
  1. Scroll down to the About section of the next screen and click there. You can see your computer’s installed and useable RAM in the “Device Specs” area of the right-pane.

As shown in the aforementioned photo, the machine has 8 GB of installed RAM and 7.87 GB of useable RAM.

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2. How to Check the Computer’s Processor Speed & Type

To learn more about the kind of processor that is currently installed on your computer, follow the instructions listed below.

1. In the search box, type “System Information,” and then double-click the System Information App.

2. On the next screen, scroll down to the entry for the processor in the right pane to see its model, manufacturer, speed, and number of cores.

Usually, the second item under “Display adaptors” will be the dedicated Graphics Card.

If you had an Intel CPU, for instance, the second graphics card would be called something like NVIDIA GeForce GTX 700M, while the integrated graphics would be called “Intel HD Graphics XXXX.”

3. How to Check a Computer’s Storage Capacity

To determine your computer’s storage capacity, follow the procedures listed below.

1. Go to your computer’s Settings and click the System tab.

2. On the next screen, click Storage in the left pane by scrolling down. Your computer’s storage capacity is shown in the “Local storage” portion of the right-pane.

3. To get detailed info on how your computer’s storage is being used, click This PC.

As shown in the aforementioned photo, 48 GB of space on your computer is allotted for the operating system and other system files.

4. Do you have SDD storage on your computer?

To determine the kind of storage (HDD or SDD), manufacturer, and model number of the Hard Disk Drive installed on your computer, follow the instructions below.

1. Launch your computer’s File Explorer.

2. In the left-pane, choose This PC (or My Computer). Right-click on your Hard Disk in the right-pane and choose Properties.

 On the pop-up (2), click the Hardware tab and then the Properties option.

On the next popup(3), you’ll see the Manufacturer, Model Number, and Hard Disk type installed on your computer.

5. How to Find the Motherboard Model, Version, and Serial Number

To identify the Model Number, Version, and Serial Number of the Motherboard or Baseboard installed on your computer, follow the instructions below.

1. In the search box, type System Information and then double-click System Information App.

2. On the System Information screen, scroll down to the BaseBoard (or Motherboard) item in the right pane to locate information on your computer’s Motherboard.

The PC, as shown in the above picture, contains a 256 GB Toshiba Standard Disk Drive (SDD).

Frequently, information concerning Motherboard is not clear. To discover the Motherboard Model, Version, and Serial Number, use command prompt.

Open Command Prompt and enter wmic baseboard obtain product, manufacturer, version, serial number.

After running the following command, you will see the Manufacturer, Serial Number, and Version of the Motherboard installed on your computer.

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