If you use a desktop, laptop, or tablet, understanding the components inside your PC and your OS information can come in handy. For example, if you’re about to install a piece of software, but you’re not sure if it’ll run with your system configuration. When the device stops working, and you need to troubleshoot the problem. Or you’re noticing system performance issues, and you want to check if the hardware is ready for an upgrade.
On Windows 7,8 and 10, you can check your device specifications, including Basic Input/Output System (BIOS) or Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) firmware, model number, processor, memory, drive, graphics, OS version and updates in a number of ways. However, depending on the method you use, the properties available will be slightly different.