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How to check your PC specs

Checking the specs on your PC or laptop is surprisingly simple. Here is our step-by-step guide so you know exactly what you’re working with.

Whether you’re looking to upgrade your PC or just want to find out what sort of internals you are currently using, it’s important to know which specs are hidden within your PC.

Thankfully, finding out everything you need to know about your specs is very easy, and can be done with free software. Keep reading to find out how to check the specs of your PC or laptop.

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What you’ll need: 

  • Speccy

The Short Version 

  • Go to the Speccy website
  • Click Download Free Version
  • Click Free Download
  • Click Download
  • Install the software
  • Click Install
  • Click Run Speccy
  • See what specs your PC has
  1. Step

    Go to the Speccy website

    Go to the Speccy website to begin. You can access the website by clicking on the link prior. The homescreen on Speccy

  2. Step

    Click Download Free Version

    Click on the green button called Download Free Version. The homescreen on Speccy

  3. Step

    Click Free Download

    You will be redirected to a new page that lists the various versions of Speccy. While you can pay for a more advanced service, the free version will be able to give you all the relevant information you need about your PC’s specs. Click on Free Download. Click on the Download button

  4. Step

    Click Download

    Click on the green Download button to download the software. Click on the download button

  5. Step

    Click Install

    Install the software onto your device by clicking on the bottom-left pop-up. Install the software

  6. Step

    Click Install

    You will be presented with another pop-up. Click on the button called Install. Click on Run Speccy

  7. Step

    Click Run Speccy

    Click on the Run Speccy button to start the application. Install Speccy to your device

  8. Step

    See what specs your PC has

    Once the software is installed and working, it will reveal which internals your laptop or PC has. You can click on specific fields, such as GPU or CPU if you want more information. See what specs you have


How can I find out what GPU I have?

Downloading the software Speccy will tell you which GPU and CPU you have in your laptop or desktop.

Can I check what specs I have without installing Speccy?

Yes, you can check what internals you have on your Windows PC by searching for System Information in the search bar.

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