How to Know Your Computer Configuration Easily

If you don't know your computers configurations like how much RAM is used, which operating system was installed, what's the name of computer, you can find them easily from DirectX Diagnostic Tool. By using this tool you can find not only these things but also know about the configuration of display adapter, sound and input devices. Here is a sort and very easier method to find out those information about computer configuration.

How to Open DirectX Diagnostic Tool


To open DirectX Diagnostic Tool, go to Run and type "dxdiag" then click on OK. The DirectX Diagnostic Tool dialog box will appear which gives information about the following.

On the System Tab, you can find the following information.


Machine name:         It includes the name of your computer.
Operating System:   It includes the name of Operating system installed on your computer.
Language:                 It includes the language used on computer.
System Manufacturer:  It includes the manufacturer name of system.
System Model:               It includes model number of the system.
Processor:                      It includes the information about the processor.
Memory:                        It includes how much RAM is used on computer.

How to Open DirectX Diagnostic Tool


On the Display Tab, you can find the following information.



Card name:        It is the name of Display Adapter
Manufacturer:   It is the name of manufacturer of display adapter.
Chip type:          It is the type of Graphics Chip
         
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On sound Tab, you can find the information about your sound devices attached on computer.

And the last Tab of DirectX Diagnostic Tool is input, which includes information about input devices used in computer.

How to Know Computer Supports 32-bit or 64-bit


There are different methods to get information about your processor that supports 32-bit or 64-bit and the installed operating system is 32 or 64 bit, I have presented some of them below.

1. At first, go my computer, right click on it and click on properties option or go to control panel and click on system option.
How to Know Computer Supports 32-bit or 64-bit
2. Here the system properties window will appear, on the system block you can find the information about your system model, processor type, installed memory(RAM) and system type which includes what type OS installed 32 or 64 bit and processor supports 32 or 64 bit. Here in the image below system has 32-bit operating system and have 64-bit processor, so in this computer 64-bit operating system can be installed.

How to Know Computer Supports 32-bit or 64-bit

How to Get System Information on Windows 8

On windows 8 you can find system information from PC settings also. You can get PC information from PC settings with the following steps.


  1. At first, search PC setting from window start and open it.
    How to Get System Information on Windows 8
  2. Go to PC and devices and then PC info.   
How to Get System Information on Windows 8