How do I figure out what hardware is in my computer?

by on November 17, 2010

Q: I’m trying to buy a new computer better than the one I’m using right now. I can’t find the specs on my current computer though to compare it etc.

MY COMPUTER INFORMATION:
windows vista home premium

processor: pentium dual core cpu t4200 @ 2.00 GHz

memory (RAM): 3.00 GB

system type: 32 bit operating system

I’m trying to find out what type of graphics card I have and stuff like that… idk much about that type of stuff. and I’m looking for a gaming computer, but wanting to go low end since limited budget. I play a lot of MMORPG’s and stuff so I need better computer. could you explain to me how to find my more detailed information on computer, and tell me what type of stuff would change how well a game will run on computer, tell what kind of stuff I need, etc etc etc. please help! all information you can give me is well appreciated! thanks in advance!


One Response to “How do I figure out what hardware is in my computer?”
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    Picked as best answer

    Try http://www.cpuid.com/softwares/pc-wizard.html to get the details of your current computer.

    The most important thing, and lacking in most PCs on the market is a good video card. Luckily, it’s pretty easy to save some money by just buying one separately and installing it yourself.

    Check out
    http://www.videocardbenchmark.net/
    and
    http://www.cpubenchmark.net/

    as you’re shopping to see how different CPUs and video cards stack up against one another.