PC Specs

  Dirty Dick 16:33 28 Jan 2005

A friend wants tu ugrade his pc, but can't remember or find the paperwork for the specification. Is there anyway of looking, without physically stripping down the pc, to find out what the specs are for the memory, harddrive, graphics card, video, sound etc etc.


  recap 16:39 28 Jan 2005

There are numerous ways to find this information, one of the best tools is Belarc Advisor click here to download the utility.

  Dirty Dick 17:13 28 Jan 2005

Thanks for that info.

But is there not a way where I can identify components from delving into the inards of the pc

  Chezdez 17:16 28 Jan 2005

why would you want to go inside it??

it's much easier using belric advisor

  Bleep 17:17 28 Jan 2005

There is indeed a way by stripping it down and having a look but it's not always as easy as not all parts always have lables so generally software is the best means.

  Cannuck 17:25 28 Jan 2005

This should give you some information about your system.
Click on "Start" and go to "Accessories"
Click on "System Tools", then "System Information".
Go to "Control Panel", click on "Systems", then click on "hardware" then click on the "Device Manager". Expand the + signs to see what info is ther. The first method will give you more info than the second.

  Starfox 17:30 28 Jan 2005

But you can begin by clicking on Start + Run then type dxdiag into the box and click ok, this will give you information by clicking on the various tabs at the top of the DxDiagnotic panel.

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