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

  1. Press and hold the Windows logo key + I on your keyboard to open Windows Settings
  2. In Windows Settings, type display info and choose View advanced display info
View advanced display info
View advanced display info


3. On the Advanced display settings page, you will find information about the display adapter

View advanced display settings
View advanced display settings

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

  1. Press and hold the Windows logo key + X on your keyboard to open a special administrative tools menu
  2. Choose Device Manager from the options that appear
Open device manager
Open device manager

3. In Device Manager, click the arrow near Display adapters to reveal available display adapters

View display adapters in device manager
View display adapters in device manager

4. Right-click the name of the adapter and choose properties to view additional information

View graphics card properties in device manager
View graphics card properties in device manager

3. Using System Information

  1. Click the Start menu
  2. Begin typing system info in the search box and then click System Information in the search result at the top
Open system information window
Open system information window

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

View graphics card details from system information window
View graphics card details from system information window

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:

  1. Click the Start menu and begin typing control
  2. Click Control Panel in the search result at the top
  3. In Control Panel, click NVIDIA Control Panel
Open NVIDIA control panel
Open 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

View NVIDIA graphics card information from control panel
View NVIDIA graphics card information from control panel

5. Using DirectX Diagnostic Tool

  1. Press and hold the Windows logo key + R on your keyboard to open the Run dialog
  2. Type dxdiag in the text area and click OK to open
  3. In the DirectX Diagnostic Tool window, click the Display tab
View graphics card info via DirectX Diagnostic
View graphics card info via DirectX Diagnostic

Conclusion

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.