How to know the features or specifications of my PC

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We will teach you the simple steps to take so that you always have this information at hand, which is very important to know.

There are many reasons that can motivate us to know these technical specifications. Especially if it started to have slow performance, due to an installed program that was not supported by your computer.

It is also useful if you want to change your equipment to one with higher performance and memory capacity, but for that you have to know the features or specifications of your PC.



In order for it not to happen to you, you can buy a team similar to yours or inferior. Some computers have these specs attached, but if they don't, don't worry, we'll show you right away.

How to know the features or specifications of my PC

We will show you three ways or methods that you can apply for know the specifications or features of your PC in a simple way.

The first module or method we are going to apply is extremely simple, you just have to go to My Computer and being on it you have to make a right clip, then a window with different options will appear and you have to choose Properties.

When you do this, a window will appear where you will find all the technical specifications of your equipment. Among these features are, the operating system, the processor, the RAM. You will also find the system type, whether it is 32 or 64 bit, etc. In short, you will find all the general information you need.

This is the first way to know the features or specifications of your PC, the second way is as follows. We will apply the DirectX diagnostic tool, this is a Windows application, which we can open like this. You will go to the menu and open a Run window and type the words or the dxdiag command and then click OK.



A window will appear with detailed information on the system features or specifications, you will find several tabs each with important data on your computer. You will also find information about the graphics card and sound devices, installed drivers.

You will also find information on the screen and the various peripherals connected to your computer. With this method you will find more in-depth information about all components installed on your PC. It is generally where technicians seek information, when making their diagnoses and assessments.

Get to know the features using a program

You can go through all the tabs and thus have a broader knowledge of your computer. The third and last way to know the features or specifications of my PC, it is through the use of Piriform. To do this we place it in the browser and look for it, when we find it we select the main page of CCleaner.

It will take us to its main page, you can see that it is the well-known PC Cleaner and in the main menu that appears at the top of the screen. You will go to Downloads, several options will appear but you will have to select Download Speccy, making a clip on it and then you have to hit Download in the free version.


The download will be done on your computer, you save it and then install it, this will do it very quickly, when you open the program you will realize that it is in English. You can change the language, if you go to the View tab, make a clip and a window appears there, you will select Options while creating a clip and then you can choose Spanish and OK.


Now you have the features or specifications of your PC in Spanish and you can see that it is much more detailed and specific than the method we applied earlier.

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