GPU or in other words, the graphics card is the foundation of a gaming computer or any computer that requires intensive use of graphics. Graphics cards are useful for streaming HD video, such as some applications [email protected], Adobe Creative Suite, cryptocurrency mining (Bitcoin, etc.) and more.
However, there may be a time when the performance of the graphics card starts to run out. This is when the graphics card may need to be upgraded. But, before you do that, you need to know which graphics card your computer currently has. This information will save you from spending money on a random graphics card which may not be useful after all.
Here's how to check which graphics card or GPU model is currently being used on your Windows 10 PC.
Method 1: Find out the graphics card and GPU model of your Windows 10 PC using Task Manager
Step 1: Right-click on the file Application bar and click Task Manager give the menu answer.
Step 2: A Task Manager window, click Performance click on the tab But by the full GPU acceleration tech option at the bottom left of the panel and view the file Graphics card template top right. In this case it is Intel (R) 520 HD graphics.
Method 2: Find out the graphics card and GPU model of your Windows 10 PC using Dxdiag
Step 1: Click on windows type of icon Dxdiag in the search box and click the result to open the file Dxdiag diagnostic tool.
Step 2: Under the Dxdiag diagnostic tool dialog box, click Screen tab and shows the file Graphic card details below Device top left option.
Method 3: Find out the graphics card and GPU model of your Windows 10 PC using Device Manager
Step 1: print Windows + X keys together on the keyboard to open the context menu and click Device administrator.
Step 2: A Device administrator window, go to Video cards option, expand it and view the file Graphics card template.
So this is how you can find the model name of the graphics card so that you can upgrade your outdated model to a new compatible one.