What are my PC specs?
As the resident ‘computer guy’ amongst my family and friends, that’s a question I’ve been asked a lot.
It’s the kind of thing that looks really complicated to people with limited experience on a PC – but the process of working out your PC specs is actually really easy.
It’s worth saying that this is a guide for PC users only! If you’re a Mac user you can head over to our Fortnite system requirements guide – we popped in some details at the bottom of the page regarding how to find your Mac specs, step by step.
In this guide I’m going to show you two different ways to find your PC specs, both might look a little technical if you’re not too PC savvy but follow the instructions step by step and you will be completely fine.
The first technique I’m going to show you is slightly easier than the second but won’t give you as much info so it’s worth having a read of both and working out what works best for you!
If you have any questions or need any help then feel free to pop a comment down below the guide and we will do our best to help you.
So, let’s get on with it!
Keep reading if you want to be able to answer the ‘what are my pc specs’ question yourself or watch the video below which will show you how to work it out step by step.
Finding PC Specs Using Windows Settings
Move your mouse into the bottom left corner of your screen and right click on the Windows button.
A toolbar is going to appear that looks like this, next you need to left click on the one that says “System”.
The “Settings” window will pop up – this is what we’re looking for.
Stay on this window and scroll down until you see the “Device specifications” heading.
This is where you’re going to be able to see some useful bits of information about your system like your processor power, RAM and what system type you’re rocking.
See! I told you it was easy! You will be answering the ‘what are my pc specs’ question in no time! The only problem is that this way might not show you all the information you need – for a bit more info you’ll need to use the second technique I’m going to show you.
Finding PC Specs Using dxdiag
Right! Time for the second way that you can find your system specs!
Firstly, move your mouse into the bottom left corner of your screen and left click on the Windows button.
Don’t click anything else, just type “dxdiag” and your PC will automatically start searching for what we’re looking for.
Under best match, there is going to be an option to click on “dxdiag” and run the command. The button looks like a blue circle with a yellow cross in it. Click on this now.
This will bring up the DirectX Diagnostic Tool which is a really helpful little tool and which will give you all the info you need.
On the system tab, you can see all of your system information like what operating system your running, your Ram, and details on your processor.
If you click on the Display tab you will be able to see information about your graphics setup like what card you have, the manufacturer and also things like the cards total RAM and it’s VRAM as well.
There’s also a load more information within the sound and input tabs but I’ll let you explore these tabs on your own as it’s really not too complicated.
That’s it, we’re all finished! Pretty easy right? Now you can answer the ‘what are my pc specs question’ and it’s all thanks to me.