Knowing the specifications of a computer or laptop is very important when the point comes to buying an old system or playing a game. Because it provides the detail about system hardware that our system hardware has the potential to perform a task that we going to do. Whenever we try to install an application or heavy game on our device, then make sure first 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.
There are various ways to check full detail about the system configuration. To see the specifications on your computer or laptop, you can check it using Windows DirectX Diagnostic Tools or with the help of software like Speccy. These tools provide full system detail in deep about the system. But at most I will recommend Speccy tool to check A-Z detail about your system hardware.
How to Check Computer’s/Laptop Configuration with DirectX
This is the windows utility program which tells important details about our system hardware components. Press Win + R key to open Run and type dxdiag in the box and hit the enter button. A window will appear with computer specifications as shown below. It contains the processor and RAM related details.
In the DirectX Diagnostic Tools, there are 4 to 5 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.
How to Check Computer’s/Laptop Configuration with Speccy
Speccy is utility software for the Windows operating system that shows the information about hardware and software of the computer. Download and Install the utility tool to check detailed information about computer/laptop configuration.
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.