How to know my video card in Windows 10, 8 and 7! (PC and notebook)

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Among all the important settings on your computer, the data regarding the video card or graphics chip is the least easy to find. If you still don't know where to find these specifications, check below for the fastest and most practical methods in Windows 10, 7 and 8, both on PC and notebook!

How to know my video card in Windows 10

In the start menu search bar, type the command dxDiag. If you haven't done this process recently, a confirmation window will appear. Just choose "Yes" to continue:



On the next screen, choose the "View" tab, it will show you all the information related to your video card or graphics chip:

If your PC has both graphics chip and video card, the menu above will show your graphics chip. In this case, the tab "render" will be available and in it you can find the information regarding the video card:

How to know my video card in Windows 7 and 8

The method below works the same in Windows 7 and 8. Right click anywhere on the Desktop, select "Screen Resolution", and in the next window, go to the "Advanced Settings" menu:



The next screen will already show all the information about your video card or graphics chip:

See also:

  • How to see your PC settings in Windows 7, 8 and 10!
  • FPS Meter: Ways to see the frames per second of your games

  • Tips on how to improve PC performance for gaming!

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