Processor information can be listed in different ways in a Windows operating system. The processor information provides manufacturer, model, speed, frequency, etc. The processor information can be also called CPU (Central Processing Unit) information. Most of the Windows systems use Intel or AMD processors.
Find/List Processor Information via About
Modern Windows operating systems like Windows 8, Windows 10, Windows Server 2016, and Windows Server 2019 provide the About screen in order to provide information like Device Name, Processor, Installed RAM, Device ID, etc. The processor manufacturer, model, the frequency can be displayed via this About screen. Open Settings->System->About screen. There the Processor line lists the detailed processor information.
Find/List Processor Information via Task Manager
Task Manager is mainly used to monitor the system performance and manage running tasks and processes. But the Task Manager also provides some basic information about the system like the CPU information. Open the task manager by pressing CTRL+SHIFT+ESC or right-click to the taskbar and select “Task Manager“. Click on the “Performance” tab. The processor information is displayed right side of the CPU line like below.
Find/List Processor Information via System Screen
The System screen is another way to get basic information about the Windows operating system and hardware. It provides information like Processor, Installed Memory, System type, etc. The processor manufacturer, model, frequency information can be displayed via the System screen. The System screen can be opened via Control Panel-> System and Security-> System. Alternatively, the System screen can be opened via This PC -> right-click-> System
Find/List Processor Information via PowerShell or MS-DOS (cmd.exe)
Sometimes we may need to display the processor information via command-line interfaces like PowerShell, MS-DOS (cmd.exe). The systeminfo command can be executed in both PowerShell or MS-DOS in order to print basic system information and processor information as well. The systeminfo command works for all modern Windows operating systems like Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10 and all Windows Server versions.