Advice 1: How to see the motherboard model

To know the model name of the motherboard in different ways. As a system (computer properties), and with the help of special software (e.g. Everest).
How to see the motherboard model
Instruction
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The most basic way to know which motherboard is to look at the documents that you were given, with complete information about your computer. Any computer store should provide the following documents as a special CD-ROM drivers for your motherboard (where you can also find out the name of the motherboard). If for some reason such documents do not exist, we can only look in the computer such information.
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First of all, the name of the motherboard you can see in the basic input/output system (Bios). In order to go there you must do the following: when you turn on the computer press the del button. To click need to reach a specific menu (BIOS Setup). There is need to select Advanced BIOS Features, and look at the top model of the motherboard. It should be noted that this method is not suitable for all cases, some motherboards information about motherboard no. This method is more suitable if you need to know the model, but does not get into the operating system (e.g. fault).
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No doubt, this information can be learned with the help of the operating system. To call this procedure like this:
•Start

•Perform

•Enter msinfo32 and click OK.
There should be a list of all the components of your computer.
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However, there is another similar method. The analogy is no accident, because sometimes msinfo32 in paragraph motherboard is "n/d". If you have a DirectX app, you can spend about the same test is done like this:
•Start

•Perform

•Enter dxdiag and click OK.
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Also, in order to find out the motherboard model used and other program. For example, such as Everest, Sandra Software, PCWizard, etc. In this case, it is enough to set any of this list, and thus get all the information about the components of your computer.

Advice 2: How to see which directx is installed

Now the most common version of DirectX is DirectX 9, 10, 11. If the ninth version is supported by all discrete graphics cards, DirectX 10, 11 - the prerogative of the newer models. If you purchased a graphics card with support for the latest versions of DirectX in order to fully implement all the capabilities of your video card on your system must also have the latest DirectX version that is supported by your graphics card.
How to see which directx is installed
You will need
  • - Computer with Windows;
  • program AIDA64.
Instruction
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The easiest way to find the version of DirectX that is suitable for all Windows operating systems is as follows. Click "start", then find "All programs". Next, select "Standard", then in the standard run command line. When you see the command prompt window, type dxdiag and press Enter. Wait a few seconds. Appears the DirectX diagnostic tool, in which you, respectively, and will be able to learn information about the version of DirectX that is installed on your PC.
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Very convenient program for the diagnosis and monitoring of a computer is AIDA64. Not only does it help to know the version of DirectX installed in the system but will also show which version of this component supports installed on the computer graphics card. It is possible to find a trivial version of this program and to enjoy some time for free or pay for it.
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Install the program on your computer. After installation, run it. In the left window, locate the parameter "Operating system". Click the left mouse button at the arrow next. In the right-click menu again, select "Operating system". Then in the right window, scroll to the "component Versions". There is a line of DirectX. You can find not only the version but also other parameters.
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To know the DirectX version that your video card supports, you can also use this program. Immediately after starting the program in the right window, select the component "Display". Then select "GPU". In the resulting window, find the Properties section of the graphic processor." In this section you will find the option "hardware Support DirectX". In the Value field of this parameter and the written version of DirectX supported graphics card. From the bottom of the current window there are links to the manufacturers website of the graphics card.
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