Methods to Know The Specifications of Your PC

Method 1 – Computer Properties

1. Right on My Computer icon then click Properties.
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2. You can also view your basic computer information by pressing Windows key + Pause Break key.

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Method 2 – DXDIAG

1. Press Windows Key + R to launch Run application then type “dxdiag”.

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2. You will see more details of you computer.

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3. Click the Display tab to see what video card is installed. Take  note of the last four characters inside the parentheses of Chip Type information.

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4. Launch an internet browser the google “pci-ids”, then go to “http://pci-ids.ucw.cz/pci.ids” or “http://pciids.sourceforge.net/v2.2/pci.ids”

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5. Search for the last four characters you get from dxdiag.

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Method 3 – MSINFO32

1. Press Windows Key + R to launch Run application then type “msinfo32”.

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2. You will see more details of you computer.

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3. Got to “Display – PNP Device ID” and look for “DEV_” and take note of the next four characters. In this example it’s “683F”.

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4. Do Steps 4 and 5 from Method 2 – DXDIAG.

5. You can also look into other components to view its details.

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