is at the heart of any computer as it accommodates most of the hardware components. If you'd like to prevent against compatibility issues when upgrading your PC or installing new components, it's important that you first identify your motherboard model (brand, manufacturer, and chipset).
This tutorial describes three simple ways to find information about your motherboard in Windows 10
(no third party software is required).
How To Find Your Motherboard's Brand, Model, and Serial Number
Identify the Motherboard with the Command Prompt
Right-click on the Start
menu > Command Prompt
. Type the
wmic baseboard get product,Manufacturer,version,serialnumber
command and press Enter
This command will return the information you're looking for.
Identify the Motherboard via the System Information Window
Open the Run
command ([Windows key
] + [R
and click on OK
to open System Information
. Click on System summary
and you'll get an overview of all your hardware components. Search for an entry named Motherboard
Identify the Motherboard with the DirectX Diagnostic Tool
Open the Run
command, type the
command and click on OK
to open the DirectX Diagnostic Tool
Go to the System
tab and make a note of what is written next to System Model
. Use this information to refine your online search.