Sometimes you may need to analyze your system configuration. If your PC gets damaged and needs to take it to the service center then you should check the system configuration. Unfortunately if the experts of service center are dishonest then they might change your system. For example you have 2 GB RAM. They can replace it with an 1 GB RAM. Your Processor may be Dual Core. They can replace it with a Pentium 4 processor.
With DirectX Diagnostic Tool you can see the detailed information about the hardware and drivers installed on your system. You can view the system manufacturer, system model, processor capacity, RAM, DirectX version, Video Card, Sound Card and so many.
To open DirectX Diagnostic Tool, simply go to the Run by pressing Start + R, then type dxdiag and hit enter. Now a Yes/ No option may appear. Just hit on the yes button. Now you will see a window named DirectX Diagnostic Tool.
Well in this window you can see several options ie. System, Display, Sound etc.
- System: In this tab you will find the Name of your PC, Current Date and Time, Operating System, Language, System Manufacturer, BIOS Version, Processor Type, Amount of Memory (RAM), DirectX Version etc.
- Display: Next to the System Tab is Display. Here you will get the Name, Manufacturer and Memory of your Display Driver or Graphics Card.
- Sound: You may notice 2 or 3 tabs about Sound. How many tabs you will see depends on the system and hardware you're using.
- Input: It shows how many input devices are connected with your PC. 2 most common inputs are mouse and keyboard. Any additional input devices should appear here.