How to Identify your Motherboard Model

how to identify your motherboard model
How to Identify your Motherboard Model

Not all motherboards can be upgrad, and most are built with plenty of “upgrade paths” for more special compatible equipment that can be fitted, while some are only constructed with a few compatible pieces of equipment here and there.

How to Find the Motherboard Model Number

The compatibility of a PC upgrade is essential. The GPU will only operate at PCIe 3.0 speeds if a PCIe 4.0 graphics card is install on a motherboard that only supports PCIe 3.0, creating a bottleneck.

Therefore, it’s crucial to understand the technical requirements of your PC’s motherboard to choose the best upgrade path for your build. You are finding out what precise motherboard model your PC has is the first step in this process.

Press Windows key + R on your computer to launch Run.

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Searching “Run” accomplishes the same goal.first 9

“msinfo32” is entered after typing it.

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Click on the System Summary in the “System Information” window.

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You should now see the motherboard model and brand of your PC’s manufacturer alongside the “Baseboard Product.”

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If you cannot locate the “Baseboard Product,” search using the text box below.

You can use Google to search for your motherboard’s technical specifications after determining the model of your motherboard.

You may also determine the model name of your PC’s hardware, which is helpful if you don’t currently have access.

Better if you have the retail box because it already has the motherboard’s technical specifications in its instructions and on the box.