How to Find Out What Motherboard I Have – Sometimes we need to know the exact model of the motherboard installed on your computer. Whether to do some hardware upgrade or even advertise it on used sales sites.
The most common method of getting this information is through programs such as CPU-Z. However, there are native and much faster forms that do not require installing third-party software. In the tutorial below you will see how to do this by the Windows command prompt.
Step one. Use the WinKey + R key combination to open the Windows run tool. Then type ‘ cmd ‘ (without quotes) and press ENTER;
Step two. The command prompt will be opened. It’s a window with black background and white letters. In it type the following: wmic baseboard get product, Manufacturer, version, serialnumber. This is the instrumentation Command-line (WMIC) tool. It serves precisely to show the model of its motherboard;
Step three. See that in the ‘ Product ‘ column there is the model and its motherboard. In our case is a Gigabyte Z77X-D3H.
Ready! Now with this information in hand, you can already search for parts compatible with your motherboard model without taking the risk of giving any conflict or incompatibility.