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.

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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    Try 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

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