Here’s how to check your laptop’s RAM, model number, storage, processor, and other system details.

  • Hardware and software information is essential to know the compatibility of your laptop with many external software and games.
  • Although the information is readily available on your computer, it is difficult to find.
  • Follow the steps below to find your system details.

Knowing what’s inside your computer is important to know which software, operating systems, or games are compatible with it. Whether it’s your laptop or desktop, hardware and software specifications are readily available. However, you need to know where to find them.

In this article, we will help you find the main configuration details such as laptop model, Windows, RAM, storage capacity and other details of the software.

Here’s how to find system details

  • Windows run command: Press the Windows key. This will open the start screen. Type “Run”. Choose “Run” from the list of results you will see on the screen.
  • System information: In the Open field, enter “msinfo32” and click “OK”. This will open the system information window on the screen.
  • Another method: You can open the system information window directly from the start menu by typing “system” in the search field. Choose “System Information” under “Programs”.
  • Details on operating system, RAM and processor: In the System Information window, click “System Summary” to view details of the operating system, processor, RAM, and other basic configurations.
  • Laptop model, name and Windows edition: You can also find basic information such as laptop model, name and Windows edition by right-clicking on the “Computer” folder and selecting “Properties”.
  • Sub-category : For more detailed information, double-click the categories such as hardware resources, components, software environment, in the system information window to display the subcategories.
  • Reader Information: To view detailed information about a subcategory such as disk drive, ports and modem, you will need to select them to view details such as resource name, device and its status.
  • Components: In the system information window, double-click on “Components” and select a hardware device. Here you can view details about its name, manufacturer, driver location, and other information.
  • Specific information: If you want to search for specific details about your computer, go to the System Information window and enter the appropriate search term in the “Search” field, then click “Search”.

Apart from that, you can also use third party apps like CPU-Z or SiSoftware Sandra to know motherboard make and model because you cannot find it directly from the system.


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