How to find out your motherboard manufacturer and model

Posted on Saturday, October 22 2005 @ 7:07 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Learn how to find out your motherboard manufacturer and model, a required information if you want to download a new BIOS, drivers and manual for it.

Sooner or later you will need to know the manufacturer and exact model of your motherboard, especially if you do plan to upgrade your computer, since the upgrade capabilities of your computer are set by the motherboard model you have. You will need to know this information if you need to perform a BIOS upgrade or download your motherboard manual or drivers. A BIOS upgrade is needed to make your computer to recognize a new CPU, and the manual is necessary if you want to check how much RAM your computer is able to recognize, for example.

You can find this beginners guide over here at Hardware Secrets.

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Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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