If you’re looking to upgrade your PC or just want to know the specifications of your current system, knowing your motherboard model can be a helpful piece of information. In this blog post, we’ll walk you through a few simple methods to find out your motherboard model in Windows 10.
Method 1: Using Command Prompt
One of the easiest ways to find out your motherboard model is by using the Command Prompt. Here’s how:
- Press the Windows key + X on your keyboard to open the Power User menu.
- Select Command Prompt (Admin) from the list. This will open a command prompt with administrator privileges.
- Type in the following command and press Enter:
wmic baseboard get product,Manufacturer,version,serialnumber
The Command Prompt will return the manufacturer, product (model), version, and serial number of your motherboard.
Method 2: Using System Information
You can also find your motherboard model using the built-in Windows System Information tool. Follow these steps:
- Press the Windows key + R on your keyboard to open the Run dialog box.
- Type msinfo32 and press Enter. This will open the System Information window.
- On the left pane, click on System Summary.
- On the right pane, look for BaseBoard Manufacturer, BaseBoard Product, and BaseBoard Version. These fields will display the information about your motherboard’s manufacturer, model, and version, respectively.
Method 3: Checking the BIOS
Your PC’s BIOS also contains information about your motherboard model. You can access the BIOS by following these steps:
- Restart your computer.
- As soon as your computer starts up, press the appropriate key to enter the BIOS. This key varies depending on the manufacturer, but it’s usually F1, F2, F10, Del, or Esc. Check your motherboard’s manual or the manufacturer’s website for the correct key.
- Once you’re in the BIOS, look for the motherboard information. This is typically found under the Main or System Information tab.
Note that the BIOS interface varies between manufacturers, so consult your motherboard’s manual if you’re having trouble navigating the BIOS.
Now that you know how to find your motherboard model in Windows 10, you can use this information to plan upgrades or troubleshoot issues with your system. Remember to always consult your motherboard’s manual or the manufacturer’s website for the most accurate information.