Tuesday, 13 February 2018

How to Determine (Check) Your Motherboard Model Number on Your Windows PC

For those who want to know their motherboard model number, this is the right place to be in order to actualize your aim. In this tutorial we are looking at how to check your motherboard model number of your windows PC, this could be for so many reason know to you, but we are going to be looking at some of the reasons why checking of your motherboard model number is very important.

Why Do I Need to Know My PC Motherboard Model Number?

There are some many reasons knowing your motherboard model number of your PC is essential some of the reason includes:

  • For the purpose of upgrading drivers

  • Buying new hardware, in this instance you need the proper expansion slots for card-based upgrades and the right memory DIMMS for the memory upgrades etc.

  •  This is also essential for the purpose of checking the capabilities of your motherboard if you’re considering upgrading the entire thing in your PC.

Note: If you check the paperwork that was presented to you at the time of purchase you will see the Motherboard model number of your Windows PC, but it also important to check it with the procedure that we are going to be listing as we proceed with this tutorial to know whether the information on the paperwork is true or false and also instead of opening the case you can check it with an ease for reference purposes.

Ways to Check the Motherboard Model Number of Your Windows PC

Checking Your Model Number Using CMD.exe(Command Prompt)

Checking your PC motherboard model number is a very simple task whether you have the knowledge of command prompt or not. This tool is known as Windows Management Instrumentation Command-line which is abbreviated as WMIC.

With the WMIC we can make enter the query baseboard to check motherboard stats and then follow by other entry to get more information about the motherboard some of the other entry get Manufacturer, Model, Name, PartNumber, Slotlayout, serialnumber, poweredon. But for the sake of the tutorial we are going to be checking for motherboard’s product, manufacturer, version, and serial number using WMIC.

To do this, open your command prompt in windows with either the run dialog by pressing this command WIN+R or with search in the start menu and enter cmd.exe, you don’t need to even run it as administrator but you can run as an administrator if you want. Enter the following command as show below.

wmic baseboard get product,Manufacturer,version,serialnumber

Checking Your Motherboard Model Number Using SpeccyIf you prefer a GUI-based way to check your PC motherboard model number, then you can make use of this known as speccy which was developed by Piriform. You can download this software here after downloading the software, then can view your motherboard model information instead of using the previous method, but the choice is now left for you to choose the one that suite you and will be more efficient for your task

Note:Not only will the software tell you your PC model number, as seen above, but if you click on the Motherboard entry in the left hand navigation column, you can check even more information about the motherboard like the chip set and voltage settings.

Hope with this tutorial you are able to determine the motherboard model number on your windows PC without opening any case, if you find this helpful please do well to share our post to friends and well-wishers and don’t forget to invite to DBENCO PLANET.

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