Knowing the specifications of a computer or laptop is very important. When we want to install an application or heavy game, first we must have to make sure that our computer or laptop has a specification that meets to install the application or game. If we are forced to install heavy applications but not supported with adequate specifications, it will have an impact on the declining performance of your computer.
To see the specifications on your computer or laptop, you can check it using DirectX Diagnostic Tools or with the help of software like Speccy.
Check Detailed Computer’s/Laptop Configuration with DirectX Tool
1. Log on to DirectX Diagnostic Tools by pressing Win + R key, then type dxdiag then press Enter button.
2. A window will appear with computer specifications as shown below. It contains the processor and RAM related details.
In this window, you can see graphics card memory related details.
In the DirectX Diagnostic Tools, there are 4 tabs, including all the system related details.
- The System tab displays some general information about your computer’s specifications.
- The Display tab contains things related to the VGA card that is on your computer.
- On the Sound tab, you can see the sound card (sound card) along with the drivers used on your computer.
- The Input tab displays the input devices (device input) used on your computer, such as a mouse and keyboard.
Check Detailed Computer’s/Laptop Configuration with Speccy
- Download the application first here.
- Install the application, then open the Speccy app.
- The information window on your computer specifications will appear as shown below.
In contrast to DirectX Diagnostic Tools, Speccy displays information about your computer specifications more fully and in detail. For example, I tried to look at my own laptop specifications.
As you can see in the picture above, Speccy displays almost all of the hardware contained on my laptop.
There are many applications other than DirectX Diagnostic Tools or Speccy that you can try to see the specifications of computers and laptops such as CPU-Z, GPU-Z, HWiNFO, and others.