Do you want to check system specifications on Windows 10?

Sometimes, especially when we want to install new software, we need to check system specs in order to know if it’s going to work properly.

Some programs work only on x64 (64-bit) systems, others require a certain amount of RAM as a minimum, and all require a minimum free space on your hard drive.

Accessing system and storage specs using 4 ways will give you more depth to understand everything about your computer including the version of your BIOS, name of your motherboard, clock speed of your memory.

In this tutorial, you will discover 4 ways to access the specs of your PC.

Let’s go!

4 Ways to Access System Specs on Windows 10

1. “System” in the Settings App

Right-click on Start or do a Windows+X to access the contextual Start menu, click “System“.

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Here you will find basic information about your PC like Device name, Processor, Installed RAM, Device ID, Product ID, System type and Pen and Touch

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You can open the page “Storage” to view information about your hard disks.

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2. System Information (msinfo32)

Open Start and type in “system information“, click on System Information or use Run.

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The Run command is msinfo32.

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System Information is richer and contains every bit of information you may be looking for on your computer.

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For example, if you want to check all your drives with extra information and file systems, go to “Components” > “Storage” > “Drives“.

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3. View System Specs in Command Prompt

If you want to view system specs in the Command Prompt, first open the Command Prompt using cmd in Run or Start.

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Type in the following command and press Enter:

systeminfo
or systeminfo.exe
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4. DirectX Diagnostic Tool for System Specs (DXDiag)

The following command is used mostly by gamers to check their Graphics Card specs, it’s called dxdiag in Run.

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Click “Yes” when you launch the DirectX Diagnostic Tool.

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You will see the specs like Computer Name, Operating System, Language, System Manufacturer, System Model, BIOS, Processor, Memory, Page file, and DirectX Version.

Click on the “Display” tab to view Graphics Card specs.

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On the “Display” tab you will see specs about your GPU like Name, Manufacturer, Chip Type, DAC Type, Device Type, Approx. Total Memory, Display Memory (VRAM), and Shared Memory.

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If you have any more questions or tips on how to view system specs please leave a comment below ;)

Thank you for sharing in advance!

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