Its possible to get those information by checking the hardware manufacturer's site, but doing so could be a pain. Read on as we show you how to check your motherboard model number from the comfort of your keyboard. For more info about wmic command see. Enter the command line: wmic baseboard to get the product, manufacturer This will return information about your motherboard. The logic boards that are used on Macs are tired of the model or the serial number of the Mac itself.
While this is a good point in terms of report speed and safeness, this also makes the presented information possibly unreliable. For instance, when you wish to upgrade the drivers on your computer, it is essential that you know the motherboard model of your device. Don't forget to share this with your friends too! Even better, given how these tools are often recommended for system diagnostics, you may already have them installed! It would be a good idea, therefore, to do some research to be prepared if it happens again. To find the motherboard model in Linux, do the following. Now that you know exactly why is it important to know the model number of your motherboard, let us take a look at how you can find out this important specification on the various operating systems out there. On some systems no sudo is required, depends on the kernel version I think.
While there is no way to directly access the stats and specs such as the motherboard model number on the Mac, there is a workaround which will tell you quite a lot about your system. The information presented of course depends on the type of record. Or you can set to however you would like. As Schweinsteiger has noted, dmidecode is also a useful tool for reporting on motherboard info. After downloading and installing Speccy, go ahead and fire it up. There's also some great graphical tools that show you not just your motherboard info, but all info about your computer.
This is a unique identifier, which allows records to reference each other. You can also see basic details about other system components. The motherboard is at the heart of any computer as it accommodates most of the hardware components. The product tab will give you the information about the model number of your motherboard. To use this method, follow these steps: Press Win + R on the keyboard to open up the Run Dialog. To check your motherboard health in Linux you can use the below command as a root user. This is an easy way to get motherboard information in few minutes.
For example, processor records usually reference cache memory records using their handles. Operating systems such as Windows, Mac, and Linux have built-in tools for providing you with this information. Of course, finding out what model your motherboard is can be as simple as opening your case up, as motherboards have their model name printed somewhere on them. In this terminal there are a few commands you can try. I was not only interested in information about the motherboard, but the only thing that I cared about was the specific model.
Still this incident got me thinking: the beeping was warning me of some kind of issue with the hardware that might reappear soon, it is an old machine after all, and hardware failures are to be expected at some point. It was forked from the ancient and mindbendingly perverse yet ingenius infobash, by locsmif. This will open up the System Information tool. For more information on the program, enter man lshw in the terminal or visit. If you need to find the motherboard model of your system from the terminal or command line and you do not want to take off the case, there is a program that comes with Ubuntu by default that can do this: If you do not have it, you can install it with this command in most Debian based distributions Lubuntu, Debian, Mint : sudo apt-get install dmidecode To find out your motherboard model, run this command: sudo dmidecode -s baseboard-product-name To find more details about your motherboard, run this command: sudo dmidecode -t baseboard To find details about all the hardware on your system, run this command: sudo dmidecode. Tools like is a great start to find out your system info, and it does give you plenty information about your system.
Run —string without any arguments to find the possible string values: dmidecode --string Output: dmidecode: option '--string' requires an argument String keyword expected Valid string keywords are: bios-vendor bios-version bios-release-date system-manufacturer system-product-name system-version system-serial-number system-uuid baseboard-manufacturer baseboard-product-name baseboard-version baseboard-serial-number baseboard-asset-tag chassis-manufacturer chassis-type chassis-version chassis-serial-number chassis-asset-tag processor-family processor-manufacturer processor-version processor-frequency If I am looking for the motherboard model the string I need to use is baseboard-product-name: dmidecode --string baseboard-product-name Which produces, in my case, this output: P67A-D3-B3 Notice that in this example I queried the system for very specific information. Use this information to refine your online search. Read also: For Linux: Just like Windows, there is a dedicated System Information tool in Linux — Ubuntu that goes by the name HardInfo. Yes, you can find out your motherboard model from Windows Command Prompt cmd as well. Why Do I Want To Do This? In this article, we have highlighted exactly how you can make use of these utilities for finding out the motherboard specifications of your computer system. And, as we mentioned, you could also use PowerShell here, if you prefer.
I figured since no one else has responded, I'd at least throw that out there. The command requires root privilege. Thanks to this table, you can retrieve this information without having to probe for the actual hardware. I've tested my hard drives with smartctl and dd, and tested my ram with memtest, but how do I test my motherboard? Here, we learn about the board's manufacturer, model, version and serial number. Alternatively, you can get focused information about your motherboard by typing wmic baseboard get product,Manufacturer for a much more focused search result, if not trickier to remember for future use! If you kept the paperwork that came with your computer or the individual components if you built it yourself you can often times reference that.
So we can easily get the machine type by running grep command with following format. It obtains its data by reading the kernel ring buffer. For reference, you can see the screenshots given below. There are a few different ways to get the motherboard name and model from the command line which makes this a nice way to get the information you want. This will give you information about your computer which is useful when you want to know the minute details of the system. In Linux, there are no such tools installed out of the box. You will also find out which manufacture your motherboard was built from.
I want to note as well that even if hardware failure isn't the cause of the segfaults, I would still like to be able to run some commands in Linux and test my motherboard. Step 2: Run it as administrator and type the following command: wmic baseboard get product,Manufacturer,version,serialnumber You can see in the below screenshot, we got details about motherboard manufacturer, Product, and version. The System Information window will appear. It is usually run with sudo as that allows it to probe your devices and accurately report back information. Many time we need to know about our Desktop or Laptop computer motherboard model number for drivers download or to check hardware compatibility. For a listing of the hardware classes lshw analyses, enter sudo lshw -short. There is another command biosdecode to check Linux bios info.