You will need
- program AIDA64 Extreme Edition.
The basic components of a computer are the CPU, RAM, video card and chipset of the motherboard. Learn the first three components is possible using standard tools of the operating system. To determine the type of processor and amount of RAM follow these steps. Click on "My computer" right-click. In the context menu select "Properties". Opens a window where you can view information about the processor and amount of RAM. To know about the chipset of the motherboard you can from technical documents to your computer.
To identify your graphics card. Click on an inactive area of the desktop, right-click. Then select "Properties" if you have Windows XP, or extend your screen, if Windows 7. After open the tab "advanced settings". A window will appear where you can view information about your graphics card.
Another way to learn the basic configuration of the computer is. Click "Start". Then select "All programs", then "Standard". In the default programs, click "Command prompt". At the command prompt type dxdiag. A window will appear in which you will be able to view the basic configuration of your PC.
The most complete information about the configuration of your computer can be viewed using special software. Download from Internet and install it on your computer the program AIDA64 Extreme Edition.
Run the program. AIDA64 takes a few seconds to gather information about your system. After that, you will find yourself in the main program menu. In the right window of the main menu, select "Computer", then "summary". After a few seconds a window will open, which will be almost comprehensive information about the configuration of your computer. The window is divided into several sections, each of which will have information on the specific component.