It is important to check PC specs on Windows 10 in order to install any software, You can confirm whether it’ll run on this machine. If you want to run a game that needs some extra performance. You can check your PC specification, and if you notice any problem you can upgrade hardware. For running any program on Windows 10 hardware compatibility is important.
In this guide, we’ll walk you through How to check PC specs on Windows 10. There are several ways to check the PC specs, such as the BIOS version, Processor, RAM, Drive, Graphic Card, OS, OS version, etc.
Check PC Specs on Windows 10 using settings
On Windows 10 settings are really useful to check the basic hardware and software specifications such as Device name, Processor, RAM, OS, Version, etc.
- Press the Windows+I shortcut key to open the windows 10 settings app.
- In the settings, select the system settings.
- Next, click the About.
- Here, under the device hardware specifications, you can find basic hardware specs such as Device Name, processor, RAM, System type, Device ID, Product ID.
- Under the Windows specifications, you can find Windows information such as Windows Edition(Home, Pro, Enterprise), Windows Version, OS build info.
Check PC Specs on Windows 10 using System information
System information is another useful tool you can use to check PC specs on Windows 10 and gathering the PC specifications.
- First of all, open the system information.
- Either open the start menu and search “system information” or open run box and type “msinfo32” in order to open system information.
- On the right side, you can select the “system summery” and get the information about OS Name and Version, System Name, Model, Manufacturer, Processor, BIOS version, RAM, and all that.
- If want to get more information about all the device and hardware, you can simply expand the Hardware Resources, Components, and Software Environment.
On the system information window, you can get all the device and hardware information of your PC and Windows. You can also create specs report in text format using the system information tool. Here, how to do this.
- First of all open the System information.
- In the system information, first of all, click the File menu and then select Export.
- Give the name of file whatever you want, and save as text file.
- Once you’ve saved the file, go and open the file where you saved.
- In this file, you’ll get all the information about your PC hardware and software.
You can share this file with anyone you want to tell about the PC specs.
Use PowerShell to check PC specs
PowerShell is a command-line shell that you can use to check the PC specifications, Run a simple command, and get the information.
- First of all, Open the PowerShell, Go to the start menu and do a search for PowerShell.
- Once you get the result, right-click the PowerShell and run as administrator.
- In the PowerShell window, type the following command and hit the enter button. This will show you hardware and device information.
- You can also check the PC specs by properties name, For example to view the Windows specification, run the following command.
Command: Get-ComputerInfo -Property "Windows*"
Command: Get-ComputerInfo -Property "Property-Name*"
The * wildcard is used to view all the properties.
Use Command Prompt to get the PC specs
This is an alternative way of PowerShell, you can run a simple command and get the hardware and software information.
- First of all, Go to the start menu and search “cmd”, and then right-click the Command prompt and run as administrator.
- In the command prompt, run the following command to check PC specs on Windows 10.
- As soon as you hit the enter button, it’ll load system specifications.
- To get the help you can simply run the following command.
Command: systeminfo /?
This will show you parameter list and examples to use the command.
These are all the possible ways you can use to check PC specs on Windows 10. For detailed information about hardware, software, and device, you should use the System Information tool. System Information gives you a detailed overview of system hardware, Software, and Device.