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How to Find Out What Processor You Have?
Posted by Administrator on 23 April 2019 12:32 pm

Open Settings Window

In Windows 10, click the Start button, then click Settings. On older PCs, click the Start button and click Control Panel. Look for the control panel for System and Security, then click it.

Open System Summary Window

In Windows 10, click System, then click About. On older machines, click System or System Summaryto display information about your computer in the window's right pane.

Find Processor Info

Review the information that appears next to the word "Processor" to find information about your processor.

You’ll see such information as the manufacturer (e.g. Intel, ARM or AMD), speed (e.g. 2.6 GHz), and number of cores.

Good to Know

You will find the System Information window useful for discovering additional information about your computer's hardware and software. Click Software Environment, for example and depending on your environment you might see subcategories such as "System Drivers," "Network Connections" and "Startup Programs." For instance, if you click Startup Programs, you will see a list of all programs that start when Windows starts.

When you install Windows, it assigns your PC a Windows Experience Index.

This is a number that measures the capabilities of computer components such as memory, graphics and processor.

View your computer's score by clicking Start, clicking Control Panel and then typing Performance Information and Tools in the Search Programs and Files box. Click Performance Information and Tools to view your computer’s Windows Experience Index base score.