The first method is most simple, not requiring installation of any additional programs. To learn the model of the processor, first on the desktop click on "My computer" or corresponding item in menu "start". Then click the right mouse button and select "Properties".
The appearance of the window depends on the version of the Windows operating system installed on your computer. In any case, in one of the rows you will find information about the model of the processor. Often, however, except the name of the device model, you might want to know its technical characteristics or temperature sensor. For these purposes, you need to install the program, it may or Everest, or SISoftware Sandra. To find the installer any of these utilities, use an Internet search engine.
Consider the search for relevant information using the program Everest. Running it, you will see a window similar to Windows Explorer, the only difference is that instead of icons of the folders specified device. In the left part of the window you will find a list of devices grouped by some characteristic. To start menu, expand "motherboard".
In the opened list, click "CPU". As a result, in the right part of the window you will find not only model the processor, but also technical information.
If you need to check the temperature of your CPU, then open the option "Computer", located on the right panel, then click on the item "Sensor". You will see information about the temperature of the main devices of your computer. Remember that the temperature of CPU in laptop one and a half times higher than the temperature of the processorthat is installed in a stationary computer.
Advice 2: How to determine the processor model
You may not know the detailed configuration of your computer, but there are a few components of the PC, which you must have. One such component is the CPU. The parameters to it are specified in the system requirements for any software. Also, when you select other components to your computer you need to match them with the capabilities of your CPU.
You will need
- - computer with Windows;
- - the program CPUID CPU-Z.
There are several ways to learn model processor. The simplest way is to look at the package to him. But if you bought already assembled computer, it may not be. In some cases, the model processor can be viewed in the warranty card, if it has a description of each separate component of your computer.
Also some brands of motherboard during system boot specifies the model of the processor. But since this screen will be displayed just seconds, you can not make it to see the desired information.
Other ways to find out information about the model of the CPU can be noted using standard operating system tools. Just right click the icon "My computer". A context menu will appear. In this menu select "Properties". Window will pop up that will basic information about your system. In this window you can view and information about the model of the processor.
You can still use this method. Click "Start". Select "All programs", then "Standard". In the default programs, click "Command prompt". At the prompt, type dxdiag and press Enter.
In the section "system Information" look for the component "Processor" and view information about its model. If necessary, you can save the data about your system in the text document. To this end, the bottom of the window click on the button "Save all information". In the window that appears, enter the document name and choose a location to save the file. Then click "Save".
You can also use the program CPUID CPU-Z. It is easy to find online. Utility weighs only a few megabytes. Besides, it's free. Install program. Start it. In the first window with detailed information about your processor. In the line Name you can find information about his model. Underneath this line you will find information about other parameters of the processor.