5 Ways to Check Graphics Card Info on Your Computer
When using computers, different users focus more on specific components depending on their goals. If you play a lot of computer games or do a lot of video editing for example, then your biggest concern would be the graphics processing capability of the computer, besides the physical memory.
This article will show you the various ways to check the graphics card info (GPU) on a Windows 10 computer in the minimum amount of time.
1. Using Windows Settings
- Press and hold the Windows logo key + I on your keyboard to open Windows Settings
- In Windows Settings, type display info and choose View advanced display info
3. On the Advanced display settings page, you will find information about the display adapter
Note: If a dedicated display adapter is installed, you may not see it on the advanced display info page. The next method will reliably show you both built-in and dedicated display adapters.
2. Using Device Manager
- Press and hold the Windows logo key + X on your keyboard to open a special administrative tools menu
- Choose Device Manager from the options that appear
3. In Device Manager, click the arrow near Display adapters to reveal available display adapters
4. Right-click the name of the adapter and choose properties to view additional information
3. Using System Information
- Click the Start menu
- Begin typing system info in the search box and then click System Information in the search result at the top
3. In the System Information window, click the + icon near Components to expand it
4. Click Display and you will see details of available display adapters on the right
4. Using Control Panel
Dedicated graphics cards manufactured by well known vendors such as NVIDIA, Intel and AMD normally have a dedicated control panel where you can view and configure related settings.
Using NVIDIA as an example:
- Click the Start menu and begin typing control
- Click Control Panel in the search result at the top
- In Control Panel, click NVIDIA Control Panel
4. In the NVIDIA control panel, click system information at the bottom left to see detailed information about the NVIDIA graphics card
5. Using DirectX Diagnostic Tool
- Press and hold the Windows logo key + R on your keyboard to open the Run dialog
- Type dxdiag in the text area and click OK to open
- In the DirectX Diagnostic Tool window, click the Display tab
We have seen the various ways in which you can check the graphics card info on your Windows 10 computer. Whichever method you choose depends on the level of detail you are looking for. We hope that you find this article very helpful. We welcome any comments or feedbacks that you might have.
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