Sometimes you might want to figure out exactly what kind motherboard your PC is running on, it’s not so straight forward but there are couple ways you can do that inside Windows 7. Some of them require 3rd party add-on, but you can also do that inside Windows 7 natively. Here is how.
Native Method Find Out Motherboard Model (No Third Party Required)
The first way to find out your computer’s motherboard natively is by going to System Information. Under “System Summary” looking for “System Model” on the main page. There you should be able to find out what kind motherboard your PC is running on. You should be also figure out which manufacture the motherboard was build from and so on.
CPU-Z Utility Mainboard Tab
Yes, the popular free utility that lets you to see every little detail of your hardware configuration also allows you to see what the motherboard (mainboard) model is. You can download the CPU-Z utility here.
This is another freeware you can download and run the system scan. It will generate a web page when it completes the scan. From the web page it generated, you can find a lot more information compare to some of the other tools out there. Not only you can find your motherboard model from the “System Model” section, you can also find some of the interesting things you might not know. For instance, I was surprised it actually was able to find all the USB storage that my computer was connected to in the last 30 days. Pretty impressive and neat information it’s got. Very useful for system diagnosis and reporting.
Last Method Through Command Prompt
Let’s save the best in the last. Yes you can find out your motherboard model from Windows command prompt (cmd). Run the following command will give you the motherboard name and UUID etc. For more cool commands you can run from the cmd be sure to check out this guide here on all the commands you can type to get system info from.
wmic csproduct get name,identifyingnumber,uuid
That’s it, use them wisely.
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