Wednesday, 19 November 2014

Find My Cpu Speed

Find My CPU Speed

The speed of your processor, or CPU, is crucial to the overall performance of your computer. You may have a killer graphics card and tons of memory, but if your processor isn't up to snuff, you'll soon begin to notice that your computer is lagging behind. It's easy to find the processor speed of your computer. However, the task varies slightly, depending on whether your computer is a Macintosh or a Microsoft Windows-based PC.


Windows PC

1. Click the "Start" button in the lower left corner of your screen.

2. Right click on the "Computer" option. Depending on your version of Windows, this may also be labeled "My Computer."

3. Choose "Properties" from the menu. A pop-up screen will appear, displaying the technical specifications of your computer, including the manufacturer and speed of your CPU.

Macintosh Computer

4. Click on the "Apple" icon located in the top left corner of the menu bar.

5. Choose the "About this Mac" option. A pop-up screen will appear, giving you the basic information on the memory and processor of your computer.

6. Click on the "More Info" button for the specifics of your processor. This will open up the "System Profiler" screen.

7. Click on "Hardware" from the menu. Your "Hardware Overview" will now appear.

8. Find your CPU speed by looking under "Processor Speed." Also, note that the processor name, number of cores and cache size are listed.

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