How to check computer specs on Windows 11

Here are four quick ways to determine the tech specs of your computer without looking into documentation or contacting support.

Windows 11 check specs
  • To check specs on Windows 11, open Settings > System > About.
  • Confirm software and hardware specifications.
  • You can also see specifications with System Information or using Command Prompt and PowerShell.

On Windows 11, at one point or another, you will need to know specific details about the hardware on your computer. You may need to determine the specifications for replacing a new piece of hardware. The information will also come in handy when you need to make sure that the computer meets the requirements to install a specific application or newer version of Windows. And knowing the tech specs of your device can be useful when troubleshooting a problem.

If you have to check the computer’s specifications, Windows 11 lets you complete this task in at least four ways using the Settings app, System Information, Command Prompt, and PowerShell.

This guide will show you how to find your computer’s specifications on Windows 11.

Check computer specs on Windows 11

To check system specs on Windows 11, use these steps:

  1. Open Settings on Windows 11.

  2. Click on System.

  3. Click the About tab.

  4. Check the hardware specs under the “Device specifications” section.

    PC specs in About

  5. Check the software specs under the “Windows specifications” section.

Once you complete the steps, you will find the basic specs of your computer, including the processor, the total amount of memory, the system type, and the version of Windows 11.

Check computer specs from System Information

To check the computer specs with System Information, use these steps:

  1. Open Start.

  2. Search for System Information and click the top result to open the app.

  3. Click on System Summary.

  4. Find the device specifications on the right side.

    System Information

After you complete the steps, the app will reveal virtually every system specification, including information about the processor, memory, BIOS, manufacturer, and more. If you open the “Display” tab from the “Components” section, you will also find information about the graphics card installed on the computer.

Check computer specs from Command Prompt

To find the device specifications with Command Prompt, use these steps:

  1. Open Start.

  2. Search for Command Prompt and click the top result to open the console.

  3. Type the following command to list the computer specifications on Windows 11 and press Enter:

    systeminfo

    Command Prompt computer specifications

Once you complete the steps, the command will list all the hardware and software specifications.

Check computer specs from PowerShell

To check the specs on Windows 11 with PowerShell, use these steps:

  1. Open Start.

  2. Search for PowerShell and click the top result to open the console.

  3. Type the following command to list the Windows 11 hardware specs and press Enter:

    Get-ComputerInfo

    PowerShell system specifications

After completing the steps, PowerShell will create a list with your computer’s hardware and software information.