It is important to know that what component are inside your PC as this information can be useful at times. Whether your PC is performing slow or you need to install a software or application, it important to know the components of the PC and whether it is ready for a hardware upgrade or not.
On Windows 10, there are several methods by which you can check the specifications and components of your PC. All the methods provide accurate information, but the properties available may be slightly different from each other.
Checking Specs using Settings
- Click on the Windows icon and then Settings.
- Click on System.
- From the left sidebar, click on About.
- You can find the device name, processor, installed memory, etc in the Device Specification section while in the Windows Specifications section you can find details about Windows, version, etc.
Checking Specs using System Information
- In the run box, type “msinfo32” and hit Enter.
- The System Information window will appear on the screen.
- You can check the system specifications by visiting each category.
Creating Specs report using System Information
You can create a full report of your PC specifications through the System Information. To create a report;
- Once in the System Information window, select the specification that you want to create a report for. e.g Display.
- Click on File > Export.
- Select the location where the file will be saved.
- Type a name for the file and click on the Save button.
Checking Specs using Command Prompt
- Click on Start and search for Command Prompt and select Run as administrator.
- Once the Command Prompt window appears, type “systeminfo” and press Enter.
- The command prompt window will now display the specifications of your PC.
Checking Specs using PowerShell
- Click on Start and search for PowerShell and select Run as administrator.
- Once the Power Shell window appears, type “Get-ComputerInfo” and press Enter.
- The window will now show complete information regarding the OS and hardware of your PC.