How To Check Laptop Specs

How To Check Laptop Specs

Here is a guide on how to check laptop specs.

There are very several ways to find the specs of your laptop.

And in most cases, they vary depending on the type of OS you are using.

Try any of the following methods and see which one works for you.

How To Check Laptop Specs Windows 10

Method 1

Click on the Start button and then enter ‘system’ in the search field. 

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Click on System (Control Panel).

It brings you to a window with all the device’s specs;

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This method works for Windows 10 and HP laptops.

Method 2

Another way to check laptops specs is by opening your control panel.

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Click on System and security

And then System.

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This will bring you to the specs window of your laptop.

You can use this method on Windows 10 to check the RAM on your laptop and CPU speed as well.


Click on ‘System summary’ and you will see the details regarding the operating system installed on the computer, the details of the processor and the basic input and output systems, and the RAM details.


Double-click on “Components.” From the list, you will see in front of you, select a hardware device. You will get the details about its name, manufacturer’s name, location of the driver and other details.


Click on the Start button, right-click on “Computer” and then click on “Properties”. This process will display the information about the laptop’s computer make and model, operating system, RAM specifications, and processor model.


In a Windows laptop, you cannot see the information about the motherboard make and model. 

However, you can use third-party applications like CPU-Z or SiSoftware Sandra to know the details about the motherboard of your laptop.


If you wish to search for some specific details about your computer, go to System Information and then type in the relevant search term in the ‘Find What field’ and then click “Find”.

How To Check Laptop Model HP

The best way to check your HP laptop model is using HP Support Assistant.


This method works for those looking for how to check laptop model windows 10.

But first, you have to install it on your machine.

Once installed, go to your search box (click START) or windows key on Windows 10/8 and type HP.

How To Check Laptop Model HP

Click on HP Support Assistant.

Your model number and other information will be displayed along the bottom edge of the Support Assistant window.

How To Check Laptop Model HP

Find the model number of your laptop

This is usually located on a sticker under the battery or on the underside of the laptop near where it plugs in.

Enter this information into an online search engine and look for reviews, benchmarks, specifications and system requirements to see how well they will work with your needs. 

You can also often find specs by searching for “laptop [model number]” followed by “.com”. 

Find the model number of your laptop

For example: “HP Pavilion dv6000” followed by .com would return HPs site that has all technical specifications including processor type, RAM size, etc…

Shortcut to check laptop specs

This shortcut method to check laptop specs work for Windows XP/Vista/7/8/10:

Click the “Windows” button and the “Pause/Break” button simultaneously to open the technical specs of your computer.

Shortcut to check laptop specs

Another shortcut to check laptop specs is using Windows Key + R. This opens the ‘RUN’ window.

Type ‘msinfo32’ and hit OK.

Shortcut to check laptop specs

This method shows you a lot of information about your laptop.

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