Each computer has at least one processor which is also known as CPU or Central Processing Unit. The central processing unit for your machine or laptop can be built by Intel or AMD. You can find what CPU you have in your PC. To find this information you do not need a machine software utility. Windows 10 shows this in many ways. In this article, we will guide you through the places and procedures by which you can see what CPU is in your Windows 10 PC.

See what CPU is in your Windows 10 PC

To see what CPU is in your Windows 10 PC, follow these instructions.

Method#1

Click the Search button on the taskbar. Type Settings in the search box and then choose the Settings option as the following image is showing.

As soon as you click the Settings option, the Windows Settings will appear on your screen as follows.

Now click the System option from the Windows Settings screen as highlighted in the above image. As you click the System option, the following screen will appear.

As you can see that the screen is split into two parts. Scroll down the left side of the screen and then click the About option as highlighted in the above image. The About option will display these options in front of you.

You can find the CPU name with the label of Processor as highlighted in the above image.

Method#2

Click the Search button on the taskbar. Type Task Manager in the search box and then select the Task Manager option as the following image is showing.

As you click the Task Manager option, the following screen will appear in front of you.

Now click the Performance tab from the Task Manager screen and right side of the screen will show you the processor or CPU as highlighted in the above image.

Method#3

Click the Search button in the taskbar. Type Control Panel in the search box and then select the Control Panel option as the following image is showing.

As you click the Control Panel option, the following screen will appear.

Click the System option from the Control Panel screen as highlighted in the above image. After clicking the System option, the following screen will appear.

The CPU name will be here with the Processor label as highlighted in the above image.

Conclusion

By following any of these methods, you will be able to see what CPU is in your Windows 10.

How to see what CPU is in your Windows 10 PC
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Karim Buzdar

About the Author: Karim Buzdar holds a degree in telecommunication engineering and holds several sysadmin certifications. As an IT engineer and technical author, he writes for various web sites. He blogs at LinuxWays.

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