It is very important to know the specifications of your computer as it is the first step before updating or installing any software. Without knowing the computer’s specifications, you can install incompatible software that can create performance issues and other types of problems. Fortunately, Windows 10 provides essential tools to check system configuration like graphics card, memory, sound card, processor, BIOS, etc.


This post provides information you need to check system specifications on Windows 10.


How to find computer specifications on Windows 10

Go to the Windows 10 search bar, type system info, then select System Information.

On the left side, select System Summary.

In the right side you will find information such as the OS name, version, processor, total physical memory.


How to check system specifications on Windows 10 using settings

Go to Start and select Settings.

In the Windows Settings window, click System.

On the left side, select About.

In the Device Specifications section, you will see information about device name, processor, installed RAM, device ID, system type, etc.

Then, in the Windows specifications section, you will find information about your edition of Windows 10, the version, the date the update was installed, the OS build.


How to check system specs using Command Prompt

Go to the Windows 10 search bar, then type cmd.

Right-click on Command Prompt, and then select Run as administrator to Run Windows Command Prompt as Administrator.

In the Command Prompt window, type systeminfo, and then press Enter.

The result displays information about your computer, such as host name, OS name, system manufacture, system type, BIOS version, processor.


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