Quick question: How fast is your PC’s processor? What graphics card do you have on your PC? At least 4 out of every 10 computer users cannot answer this questions off the top of their head. It makes sense though, you don’t really need to burden yourself with such but the real question is; do you know how to check computer specs?
Too often than usual lots of folks come to me with the routine question; “how can I check my computer specs?” Fact is, you don’t necessarily need to be a guru or a techie to check computer specs. It’s very easy and could come in very handy while you make use of your computer. For example, if your computer develops an issue (every machine eventually does), knowing the specifications of the computer system could be vital. If you’re a gamer, knowing key hardware components like Ram size, processor speed, and storage capacity of your computer is absolutely important. Before installing a processor-intensive app like games, you’ll need to know the capabilities of your system else both your PC and the potential enjoyment you’d hoped to enjoy from the game at risk!
How to check computer specs
They are lots of ways to check computer specs for all windows operating systems. If you’re using either Windows 10, 8 or 7, try any of the following methods;
Method 1: the first method to check computer specs on windows; click on the “windows” and “R” button, you must click both buttons at the same time to achieve the desired effect. It’ll open the “Run” process box, then you need to type in “msinfo32” into the box and click “OK” button when you’re done. The result will be summary of your system specifications from hardware to software.
Method 2: the second method to check computer specs on windows; follow the same step as stated above to get to the “Run” prompt. Click on the “windows” and “R” button, you must click both buttons at the same time to achieve the desired effect. It’ll open the “Run” process box, then type in “dxdiag” and also click “OK” and it’ll bring up a summary of your computer’s specifications.
So with this two methods, you can check computer specs of Windows 7, 8 and 10. You can use any of the methods to get the technical specification of each component of your PC.
I hope this article goes a long way to explain this to you. Like earlier mentioned, you don’t have to be a guru to do this, the steps are simple and straightforward. We hope that by now you’ve tried it and can also show it to your friends who’d need it.