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What's my system specs?

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#1 MickinPlymouthUK


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Posted 02 June 2009 - 10:17 PM

Hi, I'm very PC-illiterate, (just a grunt wargamer and flight simmer) so when peoples sometimes ask me what my system specs are, I don't really know what to tell them.

I want to briefly tell them-
My Processor strength
My vid card

I know I'm Win XP Home SP3, and I know my vid card is Nvidia 9800 GTX, but what confuses me is my processor and RAM.
Here below is how they look when I select "Sys Info', I presume my processor is an Intel 3.33 Gig is that right?
But what's my RAM horsepower, what exactly does 'physical and virtual' memory mean?

Processor- x86 Family 6 Model 23 Stepping 10 GenuineIntel ~3332 Mhz
Total Physical Memory 4,096.00 MB
Available Physical Memory 2.46 GB
Total Virtual Memory 2.00 GB
Available Virtual Memory 1.96 GB

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#2 fairjoeblue


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Posted 02 June 2009 - 11:07 PM

"Available Physical Memory 2.46 GB"

That is your actual system memory .

["Virtual" memory is the Windows "swap file" & is not actual system memory]

You have a 3.33GHz CPU
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Posted 03 June 2009 - 09:27 AM

Try Start, Run, msinfo32 <enter>.

There is plenty of information and you can drill down (click the + boxes) for more granularity. Click the - box for less.

This is system information, not about what versions of all your other installed programs are (some Microsoft Office programs are offered).

You can copy and paste this info into documents, emails, personal profiles, etc.

Every item you are curious about is in there somewhere.

If there is something else you need to know somebody will know how to get it!

The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates.

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Posted 03 June 2009 - 11:31 AM

Download SIW
It will give you everything you wanted to know plus more about what's inside your computer
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